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The Other Side of the Bed (2002)

El otro lado de la cama (original title)
Two couples entwine on their search for love.

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María Esteve ...
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When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. Meanwhile, while comforting Pedro, Sonia has one night stand with him and Javier thinks she is cheating him with her lesbian friend Lucia. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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5 July 2002 (Spain)  »

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$473,403 (Europe) (5 July 2002)
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Trivia

The dress shown by María Esteve was worn by his mother Marisol in Marisol rumbo a Río (1963). See more »

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References Funny Girl (1968) See more »

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Las chicas son guerreras
Written by Juan López Márquez
Performed by Alberto San Juan
Editorial EMI Songs
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21 November 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I was frankly getting a little bored even of World Cinema until I happened upon this little gem. It's everything Dennis Potter's (r.i.p) Singing Detective could/should have been but wasn't.

As you'll appreciate from that summary, it has acting and singing - but don't let that put you off - PLEASE don't let that put you off. I hate musicals myself but this is FANTASTIC. Witty, wry, sexy - the lot.

If you don't learn anything from this movie, can I stay at your house?

It is a wonderful film. Watch it. Buy it. Steal it if you have to.


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