Pantaleon y las Visitadoras
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Billed as a Peruvian version of Catch-22 crossed with Dr. Strangelove, this army satire, directed by Francisco J. Lombardi, is about Captain Pantaleon Pantoja (Salvador Del Solar), who heads a hooker squad designed to keep the troops from manhandling the locals. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Director Francisco de Lombardi fills his sensual film with plenty of gorgeous shots of the lush landscape and its equally exotic, miniskirted 'fauna.'"
‑ Megan Lehmann, New York Post
"Promises to skewer sexual politics but instead turns out to be a one-joke pony."
‑ Gary Dowell, Dallas Morning News
"Francisco Lombardi's film is a bit long, but upholds comedy and jungle sensuality on a very amusing tripod."
‑ David Elliott, San Diego Union-Tribune
"Pantaleon y las Visitadoras, which has three distinct acts, each of which works as a self-contained little film, runs a whopping 138 minutes. But it remains enjoyable, even as it grows darker."
‑ Joe Baltake, Sacramento Bee
"This film might've fared better if those involved realized how fiercely their material begs for a plunge into the deep end."
‑ Nick Rutigliano, Village Voice
"Wears one down with a long running time and diminishing returns on its wicked premise."
‑ David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter
"Sex comedy has a fun premise, but is surprisingly neither very sexy nor funny."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"For a long time, the moive gets by on kooky, erotic charm."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"A pedestrian film that provides little more than a superficial treat."
‑ Jonathan Curiel, San Francisco Chronicle
"Goofy but enjoyable."
‑ John Petrakis, Chicago Tribune
"Del Solar's performance as the quintessential company man gives the film an unexpected poignancy: Neither a rebel nor a conscienceless drone, he's a man who knows his limitations and tries to do his best within them."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"This may not seem to be the stuff of comedy, but a comedy it is, and a compelling one too, laden with hot sex and standout performances,"
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
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