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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Stefania Sandrelli
Juan Diego
Penelope Cruz
Anna Galiena
Directors
Bigas Luna
Screenwriters
Cuca Canals
Bigas Luna
Quim Monzo
Running Time
95 minutes

Jamón, Jamón


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Plot
After his girlfriend Sylvia falls pregnant, Jose Luis, executive at his parents’ underwear factory, promises to marry her. However, as she is merely a lower class shop floor worker, his mother hires would-be underwear model and would-be bullfighter Raul to seduce her.


Verdict
All the giddy glories of Spain are evident in every frame of this racy and surreal farce


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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