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Overview

Joan Mares obsession for the lovely and luscious Norma Valenti takes epic proportions because he cannot let go of her. After he is injured by some skin heads, he uses his scars to pursue his life as a street musician. He devices a plan to get to Norma and she never catches on to his deceit, except she realizes that as Juan Faneca his performance in bed is exactly what she had experienced with Joan Mares because she concludes they were taught sex by the same prostitute.

  1. Vicente Aranda

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Juan Marsé

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Imanol Arias

    Imanol Arias

    Juan

  2. Ornella Muti

    Ornella Muti

    Norma

  3. Loles León

    Loles León

    Vicenta

  4. Javier Bardem

    Javier Bardem

    Limpiabotas

  5. Maribel Verdú

    Maribel Verdú

    Chica violín (uncredited)

Full Cast & Crew

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 2, 1993
    18
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Not recommended for audiences under 18.

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 45m

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