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Lecciones para un Beso (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 8 April 2011 (Colombia)
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A young boy falls in love with a stunning girl, who simply ignores him. But three men with different strategies in the art of love (romance, lies and money), come to the rescue to try to lead the young boy to his dream: a kiss on the lips.

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Juan Pablo Bustamante (original screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Cristina Umaña ... Antonia
Jose Julian Gaviria Jose Julian Gaviria ... Alejandro
Vanessa Galvis Vanessa Galvis ... María
Salvatore Basile ... Humberto
Bárbaro Marín ... Guillo
Oscar Mauricio Rodriguez Oscar Mauricio Rodriguez ... Pablo
Laura Garcia Laura Garcia ... Victoria de la Vega
Mimi Morales ... Lena
Catalina Londoño Catalina Londoño ... Mónica
Luis Tamayo Luis Tamayo ... Rufino
Florina Lemaitre Florina Lemaitre ... Charo
Luis Fernando Bohórquez Luis Fernando Bohórquez ... Rafael Colmenares
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jorge Angulo Jorge Angulo ... Revendedor Boletas
Katherine Auly Katherine Auly ... Profesora de Danza
Obeida Benavidez Obeida Benavidez ... Profesora de Historia
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It's a romantic comedy, is the first romantic comedy for men. 'Lecciones para un Beso' (Lessons for a Kiss) tells us the story of Alejandro (José Julián Gaviria), a teenager from Bogota who is forced to live in Cartagena de Indias, because her mother (Cristina Umaña) opened a restaurant in that city. But it is there where he falls for an astonishing girl named María (Vanessa Galvis), intending to do the impossible to give her a kiss on the lips. Due to his inexperience in the art of love, Alejandro enlists the help of three clients of the restaurant -a romantic (Oscar Mauricio Rodriguez), a liar (Bárbaro Marin) and a materialistic (Salvo Basile)- to be taught how to achieve his goal. These men not only accept, but also make a bet to see who gets to lead Alejandro to his first kiss. Written by Juan Pablo Bustamante

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Taglines:

Una comedia para hombres, ¡sobre mujeres! (A comedy for men, about women!) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The title until the shooting of the movie was 'Lecciones para un Trío (Lessons for a Threesome)', but since it lead to more interpretations than the ones expected by the screenwriter, that at the end only generated confusion, it was changed to 'Lecciones para un Beso (Lessons for a Kiss)' after a suggestion of the editor Alberto Ponce. See more »

Soundtracks

El Negro No Para
Performed by Juan Carlos Pueyo 'El Chongo'
Music and Lyrics by Andrés Peláez
Original Song for Lecciones para un Beso
Played in the scene where the song is used as a test, to the dance a Mapalé
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Teen's first love in beautiful's Cartagena de Indias locations
8 April 2011 | by jadapespaSee all my reviews

Juan Pablo Bustamante's opera prima brings to Colombian up scaling cinema a fresh air. Superb cinematography,good sound and editing, even better credits and music, a bunch of well known colombian actors like Cristina Umaña, Catalina Londoño,Laura García and Salvo Basile, the marvelous Barbaro Marín from Cuba (El cuerno de la Abundancia) and the natural young actors capture your attention on a sweet and funny original story, plenty of humorous moments that reflects all the caribbean spirit. The stars of the movie are Cartagena de Indias and the eyes of debuting Vanessa Galvis (the camera loved the gorgeous young actress). It's a movie to enjoy without thinking too much.


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Country:

Colombia

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

8 April 2011 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Lessons for a Kiss See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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