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Pantaleón y las visitadoras (1976)



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Credited cast:
... Pantaleón Pantoja
Pancho Córdova ... El Sinchi
... Chuchupe
... La Cubana
Camucha Negrete ... La Brasileña
Sylvia Gálvez ... Pechuga (as Silvia Gálvez)
Martha Figueroa ... Pochita
Felipe Gil ... Capitan Bacacorso
... Maclovia
Fernando Casado ... Ferry
... Officer
Miguel Gouch ... Nurse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mayra Alvarez
Lidia Ariza


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Release Date:

27 April 1977 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Pantaleon és a hölgyvendégek  »

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Was the highest grossing non-American movie in Hungary in the year 1980. See more »


Remade as Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (2000) See more »

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Vargas Llosa filmmaker

"Pantaleón y las visitadoras" (1975) is the first film adaptation of Peruvian writer and politician Mario Vargas Llosa's excellent novel, it was shot in Dominican Republic, apparently due to censorship in Perú. I saw it when it opened in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but during a trip to Panama, where there was also a military regime, I found out the film was censored there too. Apart from the inclusion of Katy Jurado and Rosa Carmina (definitely not in their prime), there is very little to save. The 2000 version was an improvement, but still none of the two films make justice to Vargas Llosa's prose and original narrative techniques. This 1975 film seems to have vanished from the planet!

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