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Pudor (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama | 13 April 2007 (Spain)
Pudor is about intimacy, desires, obsessions, secrets and fears that we keep hidden, even from those we love most. Stuck in the throes of a mid-life crisis, middle-aged wife and mother ... See full summary »

Writers:

Santiago Roncagliolo (novel), Tristán Ulloa (adaptation)
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3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
María Florentina Antón María Florentina Antón ... Abuela
Celso Bugallo ... Abuelo
Joaquín Climent ... Juan Luis
Héctor Colomé ... Sr. Brown
María Isabel Díaz Lago María Isabel Díaz Lago ... Enfermera (as María Isabel Díaz)
Nuria González ... Pilar
Lorena Mateo Lorena Mateo ... Carolina
Alejandra Lorenzo Alejandra Lorenzo ... Vero
Elvira Mínguez ... Julia
Manuel Monteagudo Manuel Monteagudo ... Bedel Colegio
Nancho Novo ... Alfredo
Fran Piñero Fran Piñero ... Javi
Camilo Rodríguez Camilo Rodríguez ... Director Residencia
Natalia Rodríguez ... Marisa
Carolina Román Carolina Román ... Gloria
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Pudor is about intimacy, desires, obsessions, secrets and fears that we keep hidden, even from those we love most. Stuck in the throes of a mid-life crisis, middle-aged wife and mother Julia suddenly finds her woes compounded when her own mother dies and her marriage begins to fall apart. It seems that the troubles between Julia who receives anonymous erotic notes and her husband Alfredo, who is going to die in 6 months are having a detrimental effect on the rest of the family as well. Their youngest child Sergio may have been adopted, yet the further that Julia and Alfredo drift apart the further he drifts into a fantasy world of make believe. Their teenage daughter Marisa detests Sergio almost as much as she detests her own body, and as puberty finally kicks in the young girl does her best to adapt to her sexual orientation. Of course no adult wants to depend on their children for support, but this is exactly what has happened in the case of grandpa. In the evenings, when the family... Written by Rotten T.

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Drama

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Not Rated
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Para Ser Alguien
Written by Roy Miranda and Álvaro Sánchez
Performed by L.E. Flaco
© Universal Music
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Good directed, bad movie
8 August 2008 | by rhboriniSee all my reviews

This is the first movie that I see from Tristan Ulloa, whom I respect very much as an actor. I have not read Rocagliolo's book, which the film is adapted from. The movie is well directed and actors perform OK -this is Ulloa's core -but the plot is too tragic. Opens many stories at the same time, in the same family -and that could happen-, but trying to tell many topics the movie ends not telling a SINGLE one that is . Fidelity, sex, puberty, child molesting, cancer, are all topics intended to be told, but no one is finally developed.

I was very disappointed with the plot, but Ullos showed that he learned a lot of visual language from acting, so I hope next time he gets the right story to tell.


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Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Modesty See more »

Filming Locations:

Gijón, Asturias, Spain

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$346,045
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2.35 : 1
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