• Woman on Top (2000)

Woman on Top

Release Date: September 22nd, 2000

DVD Release Date: February 13th, 2001

R |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Set to the intoxicating rhythms of Brazil, "Woman on Top" is a spicy, sexy comedy about the magic of food, love and music. Meet Isabella, a sultry enchantress born with the special gift of melting the palates and hearts of men everywhere. When she decides to break free from her rocky marriage and the stifling kitchen of her husband's restaurant in Brazil, she spirits off to San Francisco in pursuit of her dreams of a real culinary career.

Cast: Penélope Cruz, Murilo Benício, Harold Perrineau, Mark Feuerstein, John de Lancie, Anne Ramsay, Ana Gasteyer, Analu De Castro

Director: Fina Torres

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Fox Searchlight

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Transformation , 2000s , Rise , Quest , Charming , Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Curtis MorganMiami Herald

    A charming confection spun from pure whimsy. show more

  • 49
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Predictable, tame dreariness. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Tries too hard to be playful and sensual, wacky and romantic, and comes away feeling fake and prefabricated instead. show more

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