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High Heels (1991)

Tacones lejanos (original title)
A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with ... See full summary »

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Margarita (as Ana Lizaran)
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Capellán Hospital (as Juan Jose Otegui)
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Storyline

A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with their common lover. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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a mother, a daughter, a lover. relationships can be murder.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for a scene of strong sensuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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20 December 1991 (USA)  »

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$1,710,057
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Trivia

Even though she was nominated as Best Supporting Actress for a Goya award, Cristina Marcos has barely 5 minutes of screen time. See more »

Quotes

Rebeca: [announcing her husband's murder on the television news] According to the autopsy, the victim had had sexual relations shortly before he died. I can only add it was not with me.
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Connections

Referenced in The Dangerous (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

A Final Request
Written by George Fenton
Editor original Warner Bros Music Corp. (Canciones del Munido, S.A.)
Por cortesia de Warner Bros Inc.
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Do you have one singular childhood memory that would seem insignificant to the rest of the world?
17 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

Do you have one singular childhood memory that would seem insignificant to the rest of the world? Rebeca does and it has defined her life of trying to be somebody that her famous mother will notice.

Rebeca and Becky's final realization of each other's own self finally comes in the unselfish gesture that defines motherhood -- sacrifice.

Although this movie is listed as a drama, the madness surrounding most of Almodovar leading ladies is ever present. Raunchy and racy, as well as tender and sweet, this movie is well worth the look if you can find it.


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