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Between Your Legs (1999)

Entre las piernas (original title)
Miranda is a crew member of a nightly radio programmme. She and her husband Felix, a cop, are parents of a girl. Miranda's daily dog walking strolls are excuses to pursue sexual encounters ... See full summary »

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Miranda
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Javier
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Félix
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Jareño
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Claudio
Javier Albalá ...
Juancar
María Adánez ...
Juani
Carmen Balagué ...
Begoña
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Manuel
Víctor Rueda ...
Azucena / Jacinto
Salvador Madrid ...
Inspector jefe
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Anastasio
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Rojas
Charo Zapardiel ...
Marina Salinas
Àngels Bassas ...
Lola
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Miranda is a crew member of a nightly radio programmme. She and her husband Felix, a cop, are parents of a girl. Miranda's daily dog walking strolls are excuses to pursue sexual encounters with men, who she readily discards afterwards. In order to deal with her sex addiction, she signs up for therapy. Also in the group is Javier, a successful scriptwriter and producer who is a sex-phone junkie. The two misfits hit off and a steamy affair ensues. But things get a little complicated when Javier finds out that this phone sex trysts have been secretly taped and being distributed all over Madrid, and that his ex-wife is living with his business partner. Elsewhere, while investigating a murder case, Felix discovers Miranda's affair with Javier. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Você
Written by Ray Gilbert (as R. Gilbert), Roberto Menescal (as R. Menescal) and Ronaldo Boscoli (as R. Boscoli)
Performed by RL and BB
Courtesy of Siesta Records, S.L.
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Victoria Abril
3 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

What I liked about this picture: the cool camera-work (airport lounges have rarely been as attractive, and there are evocative scenes in toilets and bedrooms); the music, always urgent and involving even if it owes much to Bernard Herrman; the identity of the transsexual character is well integrated into the story, not an add-on (I thought of Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game).

What I didn't like: the red herrings in the story line, meant to throw us off the scent but only serving to annoy the viewer; the large number of characters that makes following the plot all the harder.

What kept me watching was Victoria Abril, playing the detective's wife with a panache that made me regret she has not made more films we can see in North America.


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