Pantaleon y las Visitadoras
Pantaleon y las Visitadoras (2002)

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… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 26, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 16, 2003
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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

Director Francisco de Lombardi fills his sensual film with plenty of gorgeous shots of the lush landscape and its equally exotic, miniskirted 'fauna.'

Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News

Promises to skewer sexual politics but instead turns out to be a one-joke pony.

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David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

Francisco Lombardi's film is a bit long, but upholds comedy and jungle sensuality on a very amusing tripod.

Nick Rutigliano
Village Voice

This film might've fared better if those involved realized how fiercely their material begs for a plunge into the deep end.

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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

Wears one down with a long running time and diminishing returns on its wicked premise.

David Noh
Film Journal International

Sex comedy has a fun premise, but is surprisingly neither very sexy nor funny.

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Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

A pedestrian film that provides little more than a superficial treat.

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John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune

Goofy but enjoyable.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

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.

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