• 20 Centimeters (2006)

20 Centimeters

Release Date: October 27th, 2006

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Marieta (Mónica Cervera), born Adolfo, is a preoperative transsexual who cannot wait to get rid of a certain bothersome appendage. She falls asleep at inopportune times, then she dreams of elaborate musical fantasies in which she is the star. One day, she meets a handsome fruit stocker (Pablo Puyol) who loves her just as she is. Though Marieta is quite fond of her new lover, she does not want anything to get in the way of her destiny.

Cast: Mónica Cervera, Pablo Puyol, Miguel O'Dogherty, Concha Galán, Macarena Gómez, Lola Dueñas, Pilar Bardem, Juan Sanz

Director: Ramón Salazar

Genres: Musical comedy

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Monica Cervera's fearless performance as the homely Marieta, whose movie-made dreams of glamour will never come true, is mesmerizing. show more

  • 63
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    The chief attraction in the overlong 20 Centimeters, besides ample soft-core sex, are the well-staged musical numbers. show more

  • 50
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    The dance numbers grow tiresome after a while, and director/screenwriter Ramon Salazar throws in so many calculated oddities that it's impossible for anyone to become too attached to his characters. show more

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