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Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (1999)

Pantaleón y las visitadoras (original title)
The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his superiors to set up a special service of 'visitors' to satisfy the sexual needs of the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Salvador del Solar ... Pantaleón Pantoja
Angie Cepeda ... Colombiana
Mónica Sánchez Mónica Sánchez ... Pochita
Pilar Bardem ... Chuchupe
Gianfranco Brero Gianfranco Brero ... General Collazos
Gustavo Bueno Gustavo Bueno ... Coronel López
Carlos Kaniowsky ... Padre Beltrán
Sergio Galliani Sergio Galliani ... Teniente Bacacorzo
Tatiana Astengo Tatiana Astengo ... Pechuga
Pold Gastello Pold Gastello ... Chupito
Carlos Tuccio Carlos Tuccio ... General Scavino
Aristóteles Picho Aristóteles Picho ... El Sinchi
César Bravo César Bravo ... Palomino Ríoalto
Basilio Soraluz Basilio Soraluz ... Sinforoso Caihuas
Norka Ramírez Norka Ramírez ... Vanessa
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Storyline

The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his superiors to set up a special service of 'visitors' to satisfy the sexual needs of the soldiers posted on remote jungle outposts. At first unhappy about this assignment, he nonetheless puts his remarkable organizational skills in action and in a short time has his 'unit' running smoothly. In the home front things get complicated though; his wife dislikes his long hours and the secrecy surrounding his work, and he, despite being a dedicated husband, feels tempted by one of his "subordinates". Written by Marcelo R. <marcelo_fpr@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Peru | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain Pantoja and the Special Services See more »

Filming Locations:

Iquitos, Peru

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Chupito: ...and the girls will take care of the screwings...
Chuchupe: Renderings Chupito, renderings. That's the new jargon for "that".
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Connections

Version of Pantaleón y las visitadoras (1976) See more »

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Euforia
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A very good movie
2 January 2003 | by suppaflySee all my reviews

This movie is based on a book by the famous latin writer Mario Vargas Llosa. The movie is set in Peru, where a very self-disciplined militar man (Pantaleon Pantoja) is ordered to go to a jungle town and set up a service of prostitutes for all the militar men from Peru. The movie is very faithful to the original book, and the presence of the actress angie cepeda as "the colombiana" is very striking, she looks superb in the role of the prostitute who falls in love with Pantaleon. I recommend this movie, its worth the time, specially if you dont have much free time to read the original book. I give it a 8 out of 10


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