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Mi querida señorita (1972)

A 43-year-old woman discovers she is actually a man...

Director:

Jaime de Armiñán
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
José Luis López Vázquez ... Adela Castro Molina / Juan
Julieta Serrano ... Isabelita
Antonio Ferrandis ... Santiago
Enrique Ávila ... Padre José María (as Enrique Avila)
Lola Gaos ... Tía Chus
Chus Lampreave ... Sobrina de Chus
Cristina Suriani Cristina Suriani ... Charo
Ana Suriani Ana Suriani ... Merche
Manolo Otero Manolo Otero ... Novio de Isabelita
Lola Gálvez Lola Gálvez ... Cliente de la cafetería
María de la Riva María de la Riva ... Amiga de Adela
Luis Barbero Luis Barbero
Avelino Cánovas Avelino Cánovas ... Empleado del banco
Mónica Randall ... Feli
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Storyline

A woman living in a small town discovers after fifty years that she is actually a man. Will she change her sex and suffer the reaction of a narrow-minded society ? Written by Miguel A. Andrade <andrade@gredos.cnb.uam.es>

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Genres:

Romance | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

17 February 1972 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

My Dearest Senorita See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Quotes

Adela Castro Molina: No one has ever loved me...
Santiago: Because men are idiots, Adela!
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Connections

Referenced in Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Estudio nº3 (Tristeza)
Composed by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
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Outstanding story
17 August 2009 | by LscstllnSee all my reviews

It has nothing to do with the fact that I am Spanish to rate this film this way. My dearest Señorita is probably one of the greatest Spanish films ever. And it is also one of the best performances of Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez, an honest actor, an actor who can deliver emotions on each frame. The director Jaime de Armiñan made a great job with this film packed of details. The ideas he came up with for this film are so clever. Details are most of the time what make a film really great. And details such as when Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez goes to the typical Hostel in Madrid and all you can hear from inside is some eggs being whisked...Seriously, I think this film makes Almodovar look cheap.


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