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The Hold-Up (2001)

87 min | Comedy

Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a fancy ...See moreLola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a fancy wedding, and Pecholata, a punk kid living in a youth center, will soon be turned out on the streets. Lola, who cleans a bank every morning, decides to rob it, convincing the others to join her: they'll use replica guns, dress as men, take Silvia hostage, and all will be smooth. But things go awry, including the fact that Lola's ex, Gustavo, is a cop. Desperation may be the mother of invention - and a corrupt bank manager its father. Written by See less
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María Elena Sáinz de Rozas (as Mª Elena Sainz de Rozas)
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Updated May 4, 2001

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May 4, 2001 (Spain)

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Malena Alterio
Violeta "Pecholata" Violeta "Pecholata"   See fewer
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Juan Gea
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Jaime Pujol
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Joaquín Climent
Enrique Enrique   See fewer
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Omar Muñoz
Felipe Felipe   See fewer
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Pep Guinyol
Cajero Cajero   See fewer
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Francisco Casares
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Lina Mira
Vanessa Vanessa   See fewer
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Nuria Mencía
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Gorka Otxoa
Hijo Maite Hijo Maite   See fewer
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Fernando Andina
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Gorka Aguinagalde
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Adolfo Obregón
Currante Currante   See fewer
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Carlos Ysbert
Hombre Coctelería Hombre Coctelería   See fewer
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Héctor Barrajón
Amiguito Amiguito   See fewer
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José Gamo
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Guillermo Rodríguez
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6.1 / 10 | 574 votes