Tricky Life
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Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of Montevideo's rich districts. A bit of a rebel, Elisa moves out of her mother's house with her two children. The next day she breaks up with García, her boss and lover. He's found every way possible to avoid the subject of marriage and Elisa has lost patience. So, in the space of twenty-four hours, Elisa finds herself without a roof over her head, without a man, without a job and without money. Her best friend Loulou finds her a job - in the brothel run by Doña Jacqueline. And without really being aware of it, Elisa… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Never less than involving thanks largely to a spirited lead performance by Mariana Santangelo."
‑ Michael Rechtshaffen, Hollywood Reporter
"Tricky Life is a melodrama with a message, gloriously lurid and atmospheric, seething with Latin passion and -- clearly -- deliberately devoid of subtlety."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"The basic material is overly familiar, earnest-girl-duped-by-smooth-talker stuff, but the contrast between style and subject give it a fresh feel."
‑ Andy Klein, New Times
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