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Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2011)

Genre : Drama, Romance

Runtime : 1H 30M

Director : Henning Carlsen
Writer : Jean-Claude Carrière, Henning Carlsen

Synopsis

To celebrate his 90th birthday, an old single journalist, Sabio, who accustomed to intimacy with whores since childhood, decides to gift himself with an intense night of love with a virgin teenager. Rosa Cabarcas, his old friend as a brothel madam arranges him the ideal young woman, Delgadina, a factory worker, who sells her virginity to support her family, but when he sees her sleeping angelically, he loses interest in pure pleasure and falls in love with her. That love was not meant to be true, but fate changes, and that hope is born of an opportunity for unbridled love.

Actors

Emilio Echevarría
Emilio Echevarría
El Sabio
Geraldine Chaplin
Geraldine Chaplin
Rosa Cabarcas / Brothel madam
Ángela Molina
Ángela Molina
Casilda Armenta
Olivia Molina
Olivia Molina
Casilda Armenta (young)
Dominika Paleta
Dominika Paleta
Ximena
Tara Parra
Tara Parra
Ximena (old)
Evangelina Sosa
Evangelina Sosa
Damiana / maid (young)
Evangelina Martínez
Evangelina Martínez
Damiana / maid (old)
Alejandra Barros
Alejandra Barros
Florina de Dios
Arturo Beristáin
Arturo Beristáin
Marco Tulio / Newspaper manager
Paola Medina
Paola Medina
Delgadina
Alfredo Sevilla
Alfredo Sevilla
Alfredo / Ximena's father

Crews

Henning Carlsen
Henning Carlsen
Director
Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel García Márquez
Novel
Jean-Claude Carrière
Jean-Claude Carrière
Screenplay
Henning Carlsen
Henning Carlsen
Screenplay
Alejandro Martínez
Alejandro Martínez
Director of Photography
Anders Refn
Anders Refn
Editor
Ana Medina
Ana Medina
Casting
Roberto Bonelli
Roberto Bonelli
Production Design
Francisco Blanc
Francisco Blanc
Art Direction
Joaquín de la Riva
Joaquín de la Riva
Set Decoration
Julieta Álvarez
Julieta Álvarez
Set Decoration
Gilda Navarro
Gilda Navarro
Costume Design

Posters and backgrounds

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