In This Tricky Life (2001)

05/26/2001 (UY) Drama 1h 40m
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Montevideo, Uruguay. In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa moves out of her mother's house with her two children and breaks up with Garcia, her boss and lover who has infuriated her by not wanting to get married. So, in the space of twenty-four hours, Elisa finds herself without a roof over her head, without a man, without a job and without money. Her best friend Loulou finds her a job - in the brothel run by Dona Jacqueline. And without really being aware of it, Elisa slides into prostitution, which leads her to Barcelona. She falls in love, she is exploited, she gets involved in transvestite gang wars, and meanwhile just dreams of earning enough money for her little beauty salon back home.

  1. Beatriz Flores Silva

    Director, Screenplay

  2. María Urruzola

    Novel

  3. János Kovácsi

    Screenplay

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In This Tricky Life

Original Title En la puta vida

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Original Language Spanish; Castilian

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50

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