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The Other Side of the Bed (2002)

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

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Javier
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Sonia
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Pedro
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Paula
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Rafa
María Esteve ...
Pilar
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Sagaz
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Lucia
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Carlos
Carol Salvador ...
Victoria
Geli Albaladejo ...
Maestra
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Monica
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Jennifer
Coté Soler ...
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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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€532,399 (Spain), 7 July 2002, Limited Release
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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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Referenced in Hospital Central: Una mente en blanco (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Dime que me quieres
Written by Alejo Stivel (as Stivelberg, A.), Ariel Rot (as Rotenberg, A.) and Julián Infante
Performed by María Esteve
Editorial Universal Music Publishing
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Another good Latin/Spanish Movie
15 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Lightheaded romantic comedy about two couples who changes partners and find their own way to happiness and understanding. The movie has the charm, witty and vitality of Latin movies (especially movies produced in Argentina and Spanish) but is far from be a great achievement on the genre or even a memorable piece of work. Mixture of love story, comedy and musical, 'Otro lado de la cama,El' give us a good work from the director, some ingenious scenes (like the scene in the theather, where Pedro(played by Guillermo Del Toro)appear as the 'Melon Kid') and a sympathetic cast, where you cand find the beauty of Paz Vega and Natalia Verbecke. In fact, the movie is a good amusement but don't expect to find the same intensity and impressive ideas thay you can fin in movies directed by Almodovar (at least, some of them) or Alejandro Almenábar.

I give this a 6 (six).


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