Torremolinos 73
Torremolinos 73 (2005)

The sexual revolution meets a bumbling door-to-door salesman and his beautician wife in the form of "educational" sex films in this satiric comedy, set in Spain in 1973. Alfredo Lopez (Javier Cámara) is an encyclopedia salesman… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 21, 2006
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A light tale that's big on heart, this spicy snapshot of domestic sexuality in '70s Spain treats its wacky protagonists with enough gentle humanity to be delightfully entertaining.

Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Torremolinos isn't perfect, but it stands as an amusing entry into the world of art-house cinema.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It works, but just barely (no pun intended, considering all the nudity).

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

A bawdy sitcom which careens back and forth between the ridiculous and the sublime.

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

As a first feature-length effort for Berger, Torremolinos 73 shows promise of a director with a humane touch, with or without the extra skin.

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Pablo Izmirlian
Washington Post

A small, honest comedy about passion, movies and love, so human that it leaves a bittersweet aftertaste that may soften the laughter and provoke some reflection.

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Lewis Beale
Film Journal International

The film ranges from wacky and hilarious to downright romantic, yet Berger manages to shift tone smoothly and expertly. He's aided by top performances from his leads.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The narrative eventually runs out of steam. But writer-director Pablo Berger maintains a lighthearted tone.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Torremolinos 73 goes overboard with the movie within a movie gag.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...decidedly hit-and-miss affair.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
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[font=Century Gothic][color=indigo]"Torremolinos 73" starts out with an unsuccessful encylopedia salesman making the rounds in 1973 Spain.(Well, if… More