Princesas Poster

Release Date: 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Caye (Candela Peña), a prostitute in Madrid, finds rival prostitute Zulema (Micaela Nevárez) badly beaten. Even though the attacker was one of Caye's regular clients, she takes the other woman to the hospital and watches over her. The two become friends, forming a bond over their common desire for a better life.

Cast: Candela Peña, Micaela Nevárez, Mariana Cordero, Llum Barrera, Violeta Pérez, Mònica Van Campen, Flora Álvarez, María Ballesteros

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Mediapro Pictures, Reposado Producciones

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Film works best as a soberly witty commentary on the workplace and makes an interesting companion piece to "Mondays in the Sun." show more

  • While the director-screenwriter clearly has a sensitive affinity for his characters, his film lacks narrative momentum and fresh observations. show more

  • The actresses create wonderfully rich characters, and Luis Callejo, as Caye's unknowing boyfriend Manuel, and Antonio Durán, as the sadistic civil servant, fill out the very strong cast. show more

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