About

Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfigh...

6.5
14
Directed by

Bigas Luna

Written by

Bigas Luna (Screenplay)
Cuca Canals (Screenplay)
Quim Monzó (Dialogue)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

Spain

Language

Spanish

Tagline

A film where women eat men and men eat ham

Cast

Keywords

seduction wife husband relationship infidelity jealousy adultery extramarital affair sexuality prostitute mother daughter relationship passion symbolism sensuality rural setting unfaithfulness pregnancy drunkenness machismo matador male model underwear manufacturer

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