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XXL (2004)

Unrated | | Comedy | 5 November 2004 (Spain)
Fali is a lad of twenty who lives with his mother and works as a delivery boy in a supermarket, a perfect cover to serve as a gigolo among the most neglected housewives.




Cast overview, first billed only:
Óscar Jaenada ... Fali
Mónica Godoy Mónica Godoy ... Lídia
Antonio Dechent ... César
Miriam Díaz-Aroca ... Andrea
Ivan Massagué ... Laski
Pablo Vega Pablo Vega ... Oso
Juanfra Juárez Juanfra Juárez ... Bolinga
Rebeca Valls Rebeca Valls ... Teresa
Muriel Muriel ... Sole
Janfri Topera Janfri Topera ... Rafa
Francisco Piquer ... Gaspar
Juan Alberto López Juan Alberto López ... Richard
Mónica Cano Mónica Cano ... Antonia
Alejandro Cano Alejandro Cano ... Javier
Ricardo Arroyo Ricardo Arroyo ... Patriarca


Fali is a lad of twenty who lives with his mother and works as a delivery boy in a supermarket, a perfect cover to serve as a gigolo among the most neglected housewives. His dream is to buy a luxury big car, so he jealously saves everything he earns. Until the time, Fali roams the neighborhood with his friends Paco the Bear, Laski and Bolinga. Written by Anonymous

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An ordinary story of sex-minded people , dealing with brainless youthful and made without solvency
22 December 2015 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

The movie talks upon the adventures and misfortunes of a group of friends at their twenty and some , they are continuously doing jokes and seeing lustfully by the opposite sex . The starring results to be Fali (Óscar Jaenada) , a sympathetic young who lives with his mummy and works as a delivery boy at a supermarket , an adequate cover to serve as a gigoló . Fali really wishes to have a luxurious car , a BMV , so he jealously saves everything he earns . In the meantime , Fali roams the neighborhood , the apartment blocks and brothels with his lads Paco the Bear (Pablo Vega) , Laski (Ivan Massagué) and Bolinga (Juanfra) . Meanwhile , he also works at a Videoclub whose chief (Antonio Dechent) is married to an attractive wife (Miriam Diaz Aroca) with whom Fali has an affair . There Fali meets the beautiful Lídia (Mónica Godoy) and he has a crush with her .

The film mingles irony , chuckles , giggles , disgusting comedy and numerous sex jokes . And of course , there's very bad taste , being the extreme when happen the incredible scenes about pissing . The comedy is cheesy and gross-out but has some funny but brief moments here and there . The film is an embarrassing and absurd mess , the plot is ridiculous and monotonous and is formed by various humor set pieces , quite disagreeable and graceless . There are some steamy hot scenes and some memorable and hilarious happenings of dirty humor which will rejoice the rogue aficionados to these kinds of things . The picture takes part of the large group about filthy and piggy humor as : ¨Scary movie¨ , ¨road trip¨ , ¨Porky's¨ saga , ¨American pie¨ and its sequels . This is more or less the usual American young guys comedy , but in a Spanish style , similarly to ¨Krampack¨, ¨Slam¨ and ¨Fin De Curso¨ or "School's Out" by Miguel Marti . Neither the players , nor the filmmaking seem to be nice , and the storyline is utterly embarrassing , but , curiously , it has some amusing moments and I found myself laughing in some times of the movie . Silly acting by Oscar Jaenada as a young whose dream is to buy a luxury big car , meanwhile he works as a gigolo among the most neglected housewives . In spite of this disconcerting film , Jaenada is considered to be one of the best Spanish actors , playing interesting roles in ¨November¨ , ¨El Juego De La Verdad¨, ¨Herencia Valdemar¨, ¨Atraco¨, ¨Dias Azules¨, ¨Descongelate¨ and especially ¨Camaron¨ ; he is nowadays making an international career with titles as ¨Pirates of the Caribbean : On Stranger Tides¨, ¨Losers¨ , ¨Che , Guerrilla¨ , ¨The Limits of Control¨ , ¨After Words¨, ¨The Cold Light of Day¨ and ¨Cantinflas¨ . Atmospheric musical score by Alex Martínez , including a lot of songs . Colorful cinematography by one of the best Spanish cameramen , Carlos Suarez , who has photographed numerous movies such as ¨Dagon¨ , ¨Rowing with the wind¨, "The El Escorial Conspiracy" , Oviedo Expresss¨ , ¨Tuno Negro¨ , ¨El Portero¨ , ¨Don Juan En Los Infiernos¨, ¨Don Juan Mi Querido Fantasma¨ , ¨La Reina Anonima¨, among others¨.

The motion picture was lousily directed by Julio Sanchez Valdes . He is a good professional who has made acceptable pictures such as ¨De Tripas Corazón¨ , ¨La Fuente De La Edad¨ , and at his best : ¨Luna De Lobos¨ about a bunch of Maquis . However , this ¨XXL¨ resulted to be his worst film . He usually directs episodes in known TV series such as ¨Querido Maestro¨ , ¨Petra Delicado¨, ¨Robles Investigador¨, ¨Ay Señor, Señor ¨. Rating : It's a awful turkey . Below average and bottom of barrel . Yawner and snooze is continued . I found it quite ridiculous , at least, it is short .

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