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Lucía, Lucía (2003)

La hija del caníbal (original title)
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Lucia, an children's book author, tells the story of her husband's disappearance. One day on their way to Brazil he just disappears. She goes to the police, gets a ransom note, and makes ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lucía
Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa ...
Félix
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Adrián
Margarita Isabel ...
Lucía's mom
Max Kerlow ...
Old Wehner
Mario Iván Martínez ...
Mr. Wehner
José Elías Moreno ...
Ramón
Héctor Ortega ...
The Cannibal
Enrique Singer ...
Undersecretary Ortiga
Lourdes Villareal ...
Ministerio público
Jorge Zárate ...
Blanco
Manuel Blejerman ...
Suspect
Itatí Cantoral ...
Airline saleswoman #1
Fabián Corres ...
Secuestrados
Enoc Leaño ...
El Ruso
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Lucia, an children's book author, tells the story of her husband's disappearance. One day on their way to Brazil he just disappears. She goes to the police, gets a ransom note, and makes friends with the old dude downstairs and the young dude upstairs as she tries to find him. Things take a bit of a twist as she realized the kidnapping may not be as simple as it seems on the surface. Written by poco loco

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 July 2003 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,773 (USA) (25 July 2003)

Gross:

$267,495 (USA) (22 August 2003)
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2.35 : 1
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When Adrian and Felix are on their moped chasing down Lucia's captors in the white van, Adrian is clearly driving in the beginning. He drives up on the moped, picks Felix up, and speeds away to follow the white van. However, a minute later within the same chase sequence, we see Felix driving the moped instead, with Adrian sitting on the back. See more »

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All about Lucia
21 January 2004 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Lucia, Lucia" is a Mexican comedy/light-drama about a forty something married woman who takes up with an older man and a younger man to go in search of her kidnapped husband. What follows is, by all accounts, an unsatisfying tale of the hapless trio sorting through the foibles and mischief of Mexican bad guys, cops, and some underground movement. As a comedy/mystery story, this film stumbles around awkwardly. However, as a showcase for the beautiful title character (Roth), the film works very well. Those who expect a story may be disappointed whereas those who expect a light hearted character study of a woman in midlife working her relationships with two men may be amply rewarded. Recommended for more mature audiences into Latin flicks. (Those who enjoy this film may want to check out "Solas", a Spanish film which is also about a woman in trouble who, like Lucia, takes up with a Carlos Álvarez-Novoa character). (B-)


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