My Mother Likes Women (A mi madre le gustan las mujeres)
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My Mother Likes Women (A mi madre le gustan las mujeres)
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), Gimena (María Pujalte), and Elvira (Leonor Watling), together to celebrate her birthday and to make an announcement. It seems Elvira has fallen in love, which excites the girls until she reveals that it is a woman that she's been seeing. The title, A Mi Madre le Gustan las Mujeres, is Spanish for My Mother Likes Women. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
"Offers some pleasures along the way, including an engaging performance by Leonor Watling."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"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."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"A graceless film about hateful people...apart from some Prague scenery in the last act, My Mother Likes Women is thoroughly ugly."
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"Sardà never makes a believable lesbian."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"A sometimes cloying mix of screwball comedy and drama."
‑ , San Francisco Chronicle
"Despite the promise of its title, this is a movie that skirts the issues of gay relationships at every turn."
‑ Susan Walker, Toronto Star
"Sounds like a bad Almodóvarian television sitcom pilot."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
"Ines Paris and Daniela Fejerman's film does provide a measure of pleasure and a delicious premise that, wittier and less shrill, could be a terrific, timely and original remake for American audiences."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
"It's little more than an amusing sitcom."
‑ Josh Bell, Las Vegas Weekly
"Less side-splitting than a sad reminder of the past."
‑ Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post
"My Mother Likes Women wants keenly to be hip and modern, but really it's just an old-fashioned drawing-room comedy."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"... it's nice to know that Hollywood endings aren't entirely in the straight domain."
‑ S. James Wegg, JWR
"An aggressively silly take on subject matter that deserves more thought, but the performers -- virtually all of whom are women -- have so much energy and conviction you almost don't notice."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"This is a Spanish treat! Not really about lesbianism, but rather a broad comedy about a neurotic twenty-something trying to make sense of it all."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net