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Queens (2005)

Reinas (original title)
Five mothers cope with the drama that surrounds their gay sons at a mass wedding.

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Nuria
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Magda
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Reyes
Mercedes Sampietro ...
Helena
Betiana Blum ...
Ofelia
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Miguel
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Óscar
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Narciso
Raúl Jiménez ...
Rafa
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Héctor
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Jacinto
Jorge Perugorría ...
César
Ginés García Millán ...
Néstor
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Storyline

In Spain, a couple of days before a collective gay wedding, the lives of five mothers, whose sons will get married, are entwined: Judge Helena is in charge of the ceremony; the entrepreneur in hotel business Magda is hosting the guests in her hotel and is responsible for the banquet, while facing a strike leaded by her lover and chef; the nymphomaniac Nuria is facing problems due to her disease; the wealthy Reyes is having a crush for the father of her son's mate and her gardener; and the Argentinean cooker Ofelia is facing financial problems and difficulties in with her son's mate. Along three days, they have complicated relationships with their sons and mates, ex-husbands, lovers and employees. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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One marriage, six sons, five mothers, and one dog... See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, brief nudity and language | See all certifications »
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8 April 2005 (Spain)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$499,844 (Spain) (8 April 2005)

Gross:

$139,439 (USA) (20 October 2006)
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Trivia

Director Manuel Gómez Pereira wanted four former Pedro Almodóvar "muses" in the cast of "Reinas": Carmen Maura, Marisa Paredes, Verónica Forqué, and Victoria Abril. When Victoria Abril declined his offer, he had to settle for just three of them. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, the train is moving from left to right, in the same scene and seat, then it moves from right to left, and seconds later it moves in a right to left direction again. See more »

Quotes

Nuria: I'm always free, even when I'm married.
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Connections

References Ocean's Eleven (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Fever
Written by Otis Blackwell (as John Davenport) & Eddie Cooley
Performed by Michael Bublé
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Fantastic Spanish comedy
18 June 2012 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

Reinas / Queens / or "Schwule Mütter ohne Nerven" as the German titles was - is a amazing funny movie about the first official Spanish gay marriage.

Not the tree different gay couples playing the main part - no, its the story about their mothers played by the grand dames of the Spanish cinema.

Its a romantic comedy, wonderful filmed. Some events say: 4 hours before. So we see again a event a second time but from another angle. The movie / story is like a small puzzle and come's on the end to a whole thing (the marriage). I would say it's interesting made.

Yes, its funny, a lot humor, but the acting is never overacted! Very good I found was Unax Ugalde (the blond haired guy) who's really talented actor.


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