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Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)

Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 15 August 1985 (Argentina)
Pepi is raped by the policeman who catches her growing marijuana in her apartment. She seeks revenge by getting his masochist wife to leave him.

Director:

Pedro Almodóvar

Writers:

Pedro Almodóvar (screenplay), Pedro Almodóvar (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Maura ... Pepi
Félix Rotaeta ... El policía / Su hermano gemelo
Alaska ... Bom
Eva Siva Eva Siva ... Luci (Luciana)
Concha Grégori ... Charito, la vecina de Luci
Kiti Mánver ... La chica que es modelo y cantante pero no una puta (as Kiti Manver)
Cecilia Roth ... Chica del anuncio 'Bragas Ponte'
Julieta Serrano ... Mujer vestida como Escarlata O'Hara
Cristina Sánchez Pascual ... Mujer barbuda
José Luis Aguirre José Luis Aguirre
Carlos Tristancho Carlos Tristancho ... Toni
Eusebio Lázaro Eusebio Lázaro ... Representante
Fabio McNamara ... Roxy
Assumpta Serna ... Nuria (as Assumpta Rodes)
Blanca Sánchez
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Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism. Written by Stuart Jackson <sjackson@yarrow.wt.com.au>

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Comedy

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

15 August 1985 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Pepi, Luci, Bom See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fígaro Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Alaska is a Mexican-born singer who represented La Movida Madrileña. See more »

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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Murciana
Performed by Alaska y Los Pegamoides
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Hilarious early Almodovar!
8 November 2004 | by KGB-Greece-PatrasSee all my reviews

This is the power of filmaking. It proves that passion for an art can outstand the difficulties. It might be cheap (it looks cheap) but the redeeming value is the hilarity, the originality of the ideas, the true passion of a true artist.

Director/writer Almodovar, in this first full length, presents us with his absurd unreal world. This is partly a relentless satire of S/M personalities, but intentionally unrealistic and much more. A world where lust is orgasmic and corruption of ethics and loss of dignity are ... funny! This is by no means for those who are offended easily. This is a movie which disregards ever good manner, every culture's rules. Almodovar humour is heretic. If you're up for something different, weird f##ked up humour, then come and join, welcome to Almodovar world. This is not quite recommended to "Talk to her" fans. But if you like early Almodovar, it is essential to search for this, to see how everything started.


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