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Compassionate Sex (2000)

Sexo por compasión (original title)
Dolores is a mature and kind woman whose husband abandons her because he can't stand her uncanny generosity. Desperate to get her husband back, she devotes her life to works of charity, ... See full summary »

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Laura Mañá

Writer:

Laura Mañá
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Cast

Credited cast:
Elisabeth Margoni ... Lolita
Álex Angulo ... Pepe
Pilar Bardem ... Berta
Juan Carlos Colombo ... Padre Anselmo
Carmen Salinas ... La madame
Mariola Fuentes ... Floren
Leticia Huijara ... Leocadia
Damián Alcázar ... Hombre virgen
José Sancho ... Manolo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric Bonicatto Eric Bonicatto
Max Kerlow ... Vendedor de colmado
Justo Martínez Justo Martínez ... Leopoldo
Ana Ofelia Murguía ... Vendedora de Colmado
Mercedes Olea Mercedes Olea ... Puta 3
Rene Pereyra Rene Pereyra ... Carnicero (as René Pereyra)
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Storyline

Dolores is a mature and kind woman whose husband abandons her because he can't stand her uncanny generosity. Desperate to get her husband back, she devotes her life to works of charity, which is to go to bed with the other men of the town. Dolores, now "Lolita", becomes so famous that all men seek out her help now. It is through her compassionate sex that she brings back the color and the happiness to a town that was immersed in sadness. La historia de Dolores, una mujer madura y bondadosa. Tan buena es, que el marido decide abandonarla, y ella, en un intento desesperado por recuperarlo decide hacer obras de caridad pecando con los otros hombres del pueblo. Ahora todos los hombres quieren conocer a Dolores -ahora Lolita- que, con su sexo por compasión, devolverá el color y la alegría a un pueblo que se encontraba hundido en la tristeza. Written by HoMordomo

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Spain | Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

30 June 2000 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Compassionate Sex See more »

Filming Locations:

Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$304,441
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtrack question
4 December 2008 | by dbronsoSee all my reviews

I watched the movie as part of a Spanish study project. I am fairly new to foreign films in general and am fascinated by the different cultural ideas that come through. In this film, the story was very simple on one hand but on another level - greatly complex. Seeing the comedy of another culture other than the one I was raised in is possibly one of the most educational ways to understand that culture. I throughly enjoyed the movie and don't feel that I can improve on the improve upon the already great comments posted here, but...... I do have a question about the soundtrack? I am haunted by the song sung during the closing credits - its beautiful and the singer has a wonderful voice. Does anyone know who sings the song (and the title) which is on the closing credits. I've poured over all of the credits a dozen times and searched the musical composers, and a number of the other names, but can't find the song or artist. I don't think she was credited, but my Spanish is not good enough yet to know for sure. If anyone knows the artist or song, I'd greatly appreciate a comment.


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