A film by Pablo Berger
91 minutes, fiction, color, Spanish w/ English subtitles, 2003
Spain, circa 1973. Alfredo is a struggling door to door encyclopedia salesman. Meanwhile his wife Carmen is obsessed with becoming a mother. Alfredo’s boss gives Alfredo a choice: make 'educational' sex films at home for a Scandinavian distributor, or get fired. Alfredo chooses the former, and it quickly becomes apparent that a) Alfredo has a knack for directing and b) Carmen is a fabulous actress!
Starring Javier Cámara (Pedro Almodóvar's Talk to Her) and Candela
Peña (All About My Mother).
"A joyous celebration of sex and filmmaking!" - The New York Times
"An absolute riot!" - Time Out Film Guide
"A smart, unpretentious comedy about passion, movies and love!" - Washington Post
"Fun, kinky comedy!" - TV Guide
"Positively groovy! The excellent Javier Camera could
become another Peter Sellers!"
"Bawdy, charming adult comedy!" - Los
● Director's Introduction