Lucia, Lucia Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for Lucia, Lucia the Movie

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Middle-aged Lucia (Roth) is the unreliable narrator of this Mexican fable. Lucia's husband, Ramon (Moreno), disppears in the Mexico City airport. Since their marriage was unhappy, maybe he decided to abandon her, or maybe Ramon was kidnapped. Since the police are no help, Lucia turns to two neighbors for assistance--Felix (Alvarez-Novoa), an elderly Spanish Civil War veteran, and young and handsome Adrian (Becker). There's a botched ransom drop and Ramon's exposure as an embezzler and Lucia's tryst with Adrian and many, many red herrings. Maybe Lucia is just spinning one big tale (she turns out to be a writer). And maybe it just doesn't matter. Adapted from the novel "La Hija del Canibal" by Rosa Montero. Spanish with subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 113 minutes.
Originally from Mexican, Spanish.

Cast and Crew

Marriage, Mexico, Women, Writers
Antonio Serrano
Cecilia (Celia) Roth, Carlos Alvarez-Novoa, Kuno Becker, Jose Elias Moreno, Margarita Isabel, Javier Diaz Duenas, Hector Ortega
Xavier Perez Grobet
Antonio Serrano
Nacho Mastretta
Evelia Cruz, Jorge Garcia, Brigitte Broch, Mariestela Fernandez
Epigmenio Ibarra, Carlos Payan, Inna Payan, Christian Valdelievre, Matthias Ehrenberg, Titan Productions, Lola Films, Argos Communications, Total Films, Fox Searchlight

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