• Queens (2005)

Queens

Release Date: 2005

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Magda manages a posh resort that is hosting a marriage ceremony for three gay couples. Her son Miguel (Unax Ugalde) is set to marry Óscar (Daniel Hendler) but tensions between his mother Ofelia and Miguel are causing problems. Narciso (Paco León) and Hugo (Gustavo Salmerón) have family problems due to Hugo's uptight parents and Narcisco's man-hungry mom, Nuria, who threatens to turn the ceremony into a spectacle. Reyes is on hand to see her son Rafa marry Jonas, the son of her gardener Jacinto.

Cast: Veronica Forque, Carmen Maura, Marisa Paredes, Mercedes Sampietro, Betiana Blum, Gustavo Salmerón, Unax Ugalde, Hugo Silva

Director: Manuel Gómez Pereira

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Warner Bros., Lucky Red

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Pleasant, light-hearted fun that's soft, not edgy, but lest you think it's a Spanish "Birdcage," consider that Forque's nymphomaniac, who gives way to her urges "in the worst moments, and with the least appropriate people," seduces her son's fiancee by "accident." show more

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's the kind of sprawling ensemble piece that screams out for a Pedro Almodovar, but in the absence of an Almodovar it simply screams out -- in persistent, tedious intervals. show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    For all its contrivances, the film is cheerfully rude and surprisingly generous to the mothers, most of whom find sizzling new romances at an age when their American counterparts are reduced to sexless dithering or played as humiliating punch lines to jokes about horny old hags. show more

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