My Mother Likes Women (A mi madre le gustan las mujeres)
My Mother Likes Women (A mi madre le gustan las mujeres) (2002)

The debut film from the filmmaking team of Daniela Fejerman and Inés París, A Mi Madre le Gustan las Mujeres is a racy comedy starring Rosa María Sardà as Sofía. Divorced for years, Sofía gathers her three daughters, Sol (Silvia Abascal),… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 10, 2005
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45%
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57%


Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This likable movie lacks the bite its subject matter demands.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Elvira, Sol, and Jimena -- named for women in the life of El Cid -- are so spoiled and blind to their mother's happiness that they're often thoroughly unpleasant.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Offers some pleasures along the way, including an engaging performance by Leonor Watling.

Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

It's a warm, sunny film that should remind viewers favorably of an early Aldomovar film, in which strong, beautiful, but slightly nutty women carry the day.

San Francisco Chronicle

A sometimes cloying mix of screwball comedy and drama.

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Susan Walker
Toronto Star

Despite the promise of its title, this is a movie that skirts the issues of gay relationships at every turn.

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Sounds like a bad Almodóvarian television sitcom pilot.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Less side-splitting than a sad reminder of the past.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

My Mother Likes Women wants keenly to be hip and modern, but really it's just an old-fashioned drawing-room comedy.

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S. James Wegg
JWR

... it's nice to know that Hollywood endings aren't entirely in the straight domain.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
I'm surprised that this didn't receive more appreciation from the users. Here we have an elderly mom who has fallen in love with a woman rather than… More