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My Mother Likes Women (2002)

A mi madre le gustan las mujeres (original title)
In Madrid, the divorced middle-age pianist Sofía discloses to her daughters Elvira, Gimena and Sol on the day of her birthday that she is in love with the talented Czechoslovak pianist ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Leonor Watling ... Elvira
Rosa Maria Sardà ... Sofía
María Pujalte María Pujalte ... Gimena
Silvia Abascal ... Sol
Eliska Sirová Eliska Sirová ... Eliska
Chisco Amado Chisco Amado ... Miguel
Xabier Elorriaga ... Carlos
Álex Angulo ... Bernardo
Aitor Mazo Aitor Mazo ... Ernesto
Sergio Otegui Sergio Otegui ... Javier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carla Calparsoro Carla Calparsoro ... Gloria
Alberto Chaves Alberto Chaves ... Chico Concierto
Fernando Colomo Fernando Colomo ... Juez de paz
Lucía del Río
Gabriel Garbisu Gabriel Garbisu
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Storyline

In Madrid, the divorced middle-age pianist Sofía discloses to her daughters Elvira, Gimena and Sol on the day of her birthday that she is in love with the talented Czechoslovak pianist Aliska, who is twenty-years younger than she. The bigoted sisters are shocked with the revelation and do not accept the idea that their mother is lesbian. Elvira is an insecure and neurotic young aspirant writer that has a lousy job in a publishing house; Sol is the singer of a rock band; and Gimena is married with a boy and has a troubled marriage with Raúl. When they discover that her mother has lent all her savings to support the education of Aliska, they decide to seduce the girlfriend to make her leave their mother. But when Aliska returns to her country alone and their mother is very depressed, they need to try to revert the situation. Meanwhile the nervous Elvira meets the writer Miguel and has a clumsy relationship with him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | Czech

Release Date:

11 January 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A mia madre piacciono le donne See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,024, 28 May 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$81,883, 4 July 2004
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Elvira: Call me a whore.
Miguel: What?
Elvira: Whore, say whore.
Miguel: Whore.
Elvira: No! like you mean it.
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A mi madre le gustan las mujeres
Composed by Andy Chango
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lesbian films are funny (this film is funny)
21 January 2004 | by alxxxIISee all my reviews

Easy and good film, it's about love, not simply lesbian love: family love, male-female love, girl-girl love ... and sex? not at all (amusing film anyway). A well constructed comedy with a funny and beautiful Leonor Watling, great performance, without her the film will be less interesting, and the story is as I have said funny, see it and enjoy it.


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