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Marujas asesinas (2001)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 24 August 2001 (Spain)
Azucena is tired of her abusive husband Felipe and is desperately in love with Pablo. She sets up a plan to become a widow as soon as possible and it will involve her hypochondriac sister Isabel and her gay cousin Quique.

Director:

Javier Rebollo

Writers:

María Eugenia Salaverri (screenplay), Javier Rebollo (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Neus Asensi ... Azucena
Antonio Resines ... Felipe
Nathalie Seseña ... Isabel
Pere Ponce Pere Ponce ... Quique
Karra Elejalde ... Lalo
Carlos Lozano Carlos Lozano ... Pablo
Inma del Moral Inma del Moral ... Lola (as Inma Del Moral)
Paz Padilla ... Maite
Mariví Bilbao Mariví Bilbao ... Doña Rosi 'La Santa'
Saturnino García ... Anselmo
Juan Inciarte Juan Inciarte ... Manolo
Esther Velasco Esther Velasco ... Mari Carmen
Itziar Lazkano Itziar Lazkano ... Nati (as Itziar Lazcano)
Peret Peret ... Cura
Mónica Naranjo ... Psicóloga
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Storyline

In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her and when Filipe wants to evict Azu's cousin from a butcher shop he rents. Azu hatches a plan that relies on her sister, her cousin the butcher, and his mentally-challenged delivery man. When things start to go wrong, can Azu make them right? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

24 August 2001 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Killer Housewives See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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In the scene near the beginning when Azucena goes to see her sister Isabel at the hairdresser's, a boom mic is reflected in a mirror. See more »

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funny in a twisted way
29 April 2003 | by jograntSee all my reviews

Neus Asensi is FABULOUS as a frustrated housewife who hates her husband and slips into insanity as she plots to kill him so that she can live happily ever after with her boyfriend. Antonio Resines is odious as the husband and the rest of the cast do a great job as well.

This is a comedy about murder that some audiences may not be able to stomach. However, it is very well written and produced (and very funny). If you would like too see something that combines Tarantino's and Almodovar's styles you will probably like this.


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