• Released
  • April 8, 2005
  • NR
  • Comedy Drama
    Period Film
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Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
This delicious little period piece from Spanish writer-director Pablo Berger is like one of those really expensive chocolates, where you...
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The result is a highly amusing folly, rendered with a surprisingly gentle affection.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Slyly funny.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Possesses a lighthearted quality that makes it rather enjoyable.
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Raunchy without ever devolving into flat-out prurience, Berger's oddly sweet comedy perfectly captures the naivete of the era and the...
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67

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
Deepened by the socioeconomic undercurrent that suggests the lengths to which workers are forced to prostitute themselves to survive...
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60

Empire

By Patrick Peters
This is a gentle, camp but nonetheless revealing satire on how a nation circumvented the social strictures imposed upon it by Franco's...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Has the slapped-together, cheesy look of a porno movie. While this could be distracting, the shoddiness sets the mood for a humorous spin...
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
All this and not a glimmer of General Franco makes for a surreal – and sporadically inspired – comedy of Spanish mores back when naughty...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Has the dubious distinction of being just about the mildest porno comedy ever made. It's like something the teenage Pedro Almodóvar might...
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Rated NR