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Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón (1980)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 27 October 1980 (Spain)
Pepi is raped by the policeman who catches her growing marijuana in her apartment. She seeks revenge by getting his masochist wife to leave him.

Director:

Pedro Almodóvar

Writers:

Pedro Almodóvar (screenplay), Pedro Almodóvar (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Maura ... Pepi
Félix Rotaeta ... El policía / Su hermano gemelo
Alaska ... Bom
Eva Siva Eva Siva ... Luci (Luciana)
Concha Grégori ... Charito, la vecina de Luci
Kiti Mánver ... La chica que es modelo y cantante pero no una puta (as Kiti Manver)
Cecilia Roth ... Chica del anuncio 'Bragas Ponte'
Julieta Serrano ... Mujer vestida como Escarlata O'Hara
Cristina Sánchez Pascual ... Mujer barbuda
José Luis Aguirre José Luis Aguirre
Carlos Tristancho Carlos Tristancho ... Toni
Eusebio Lázaro Eusebio Lázaro ... Representante
Fabio McNamara ... Roxy
Assumpta Serna ... Nuria (as Assumpta Rodes)
Blanca Sánchez
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Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism. Written by Stuart Jackson <sjackson@yarrow.wt.com.au>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 October 1980 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Pepi, Luci, Bom See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fígaro Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The movie was shot just on weekends. See more »

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Referenced in G.B.F. (2013) See more »

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Do the Swim
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Performed by Nell Campbell
Played over the opening credits
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provocation and themes
20 November 2007 | by CDarveySee all my reviews

I like this movie,maybe it's not the best of Almodovar but it's the first containing all the themes that he will explore. It's a movie about freedom,the new freedom acquired by Spanish, Franco is dead and now they can do whatever they want, even bad taste jokes. It's the beginning of "la Movida",now they can criticize stupid cops with their macho mustache,now they can urinate where they want... I like it because it's the awakening of Spain, with all the excess possible,with all it's qualities and defaults. this movie is a sort of coming out,Spain have the right to do what it want to do. It's the first spit against pseudo-morality against the wall erected by Franco all over Spain. It's a punk movie.


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