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My Mother Likes Women (2002)
"A mi madre le gustan las mujeres" (original title)

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In Madrid, the divorced middle-age pianist Sofía discloses to her daughters Elvira, Gimena and Sol on the day of her birthday that she is in love with the talented Czechoslovak pianist ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Elvira
Rosa Maria Sardà ...
Sofía
María Pujalte ...
Gimena
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Sol
Eliska Sirová ...
Eliska
Chisco Amado ...
Miguel
Xabier Elorriaga ...
Carlos
Álex Angulo ...
Bernardo
Aitor Mazo ...
Ernesto
Sergio Otegui ...
Javier
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Carla Calparsoro ...
Gloria
Alberto Chaves ...
Chico Concierto
Fernando Colomo ...
Juez de paz
Gabriel Garbisu
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In Madrid, the divorced middle-age pianist Sofía discloses to her daughters Elvira, Gimena and Sol on the day of her birthday that she is in love with the talented Czechoslovak pianist Aliska, who is twenty-years younger than she. The bigoted sisters are shocked with the revelation and do not accept the idea that their mother is lesbian. Elvira is an insecure and neurotic young aspirant writer that has a lousy job in a publishing house; Sol is the singer of a rock band; and Gimena is married with a boy and has a troubled marriage with Raúl. When they discover that her mother has lent all her savings to support the education of Aliska, they decide to seduce the girlfriend to make her leave their mother. But when Aliska returns to her country alone and their mother is very depressed, they need to try to revert the situation. Meanwhile the nervous Elvira meets the writer Miguel and has a clumsy relationship with him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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11 January 2002 (Spain)  »

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$11,024 (USA) (28 May 2004)

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Lighthearted romp for ladies
28 May 2005 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"My Mother Likes Women" is a subtitled Spanish comedy about what happens when a divorced middle aged Madrid mother introduces her three adult daughters to her new lover...a woman. Bemused at the mother's lesbian leanings the three daughters set about to cope with the situation which, of course, leads to a variety of contrived comic moments. Breezy, fun, bright, and well directed, this film is a showcase for Lenor Watling's worthy characterization of the middle daughter; the centerpiece of the film. "My Mother Likes Women" should appeal most to Watling fans, lesbians, females in general, and aficionados of Spanish cinema. Subtitle translations are below par. No nudity and should qualify for about a PG-13 rating for mature theme elements. (B)


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