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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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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)  »

Also Known As:

A mia madre piacciono le donne  »

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

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$81,883 (USA) (2 July 2004)
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Spanish witty flavor
5 July 2003 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a comedy that is best flavored in its original language. Subtitles do not give full credit to the Spanish clever dialog. This is a movie for everyone. Who would not go crazy if your mother do something assumed drastic and unexpected? The reactions of Sofia's daughters when encountered with her mother's new love are funny, then dramatic but finally leveled at the end. I laughted most of the film and the mixed audience at the theater was laughing loud too. I liked the film because it is original and funny. The acting of Leonor Watling is superb. Leonor plays Elvira, the middle daughter of Sofia. Elvira has a bag of insecurities but her sensibility is more keen than that of her sisters. She will join Sol and Gimena, her sisters, in plotting to ruin their mothers love affair with Eliska. Eliska is a talented foreign pianist about the age of Elvira. The unexpected situations created are well presented in the film. This is a wonderful comedy.


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