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The Whore and the Whale (2004)

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120 min | Drama

Vera's, a Spanish journalist and writer former publisher brings her a suitcase with old photographs and letters and asks her to travel to Argentina to write a story about the man and the woman in the photos. So she goes from Madrid to ...See moreVera's, a Spanish journalist and writer former publisher brings her a suitcase with old photographs and letters and asks her to travel to Argentina to write a story about the man and the woman in the photos. So she goes from Madrid to Buenos Aires to Patagonia on the trail of a seventy-year-old story involving a love letter, old photographs, a whale, a bordello and Tango. There she learns that she has hereditary breast cancer, and soon after she crosses a line and suddenly she is in hospital, has already been operated upon, and determines that from now on she will do exactly as she likes. She has entered a world governed by her psychological needs, and suddenly 'coincidence' flowers around her. Written by lament See less
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Apr 1, 2004 (Argentina)

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21 cast members
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Leonardo Sbaraglia
Emilio / Photographer Emilio / Photographer   See fewer
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Aitana Sánchez-Gijón
Vera / writer-journalist Vera / writer-journalist   See fewer
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Pep Munné
Jordi / Publisher Jordi / Publisher   See fewer
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Mercè Llorens
Lola / Dolores / Prostitute / Emilio's lover Lola / Dolores / Prostitute / Emilio's lover   See fewer
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Martín Caloni
Juanito / Vera's son Juanito / Vera's son   See fewer
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Pompeyo Audivert
Orestes / Pilot Orestes / Pilot   See fewer
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Miguel Ángel Solá
Suárez / Musician Suárez / Musician   See fewer
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Nicolás Tognola
El Pibe Pedro / Pedro the kid El Pibe Pedro / Pedro the kid   See fewer
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Belén Blanco
Matilde / Dancer Matilde / Dancer   See fewer
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Lydia Lamaison
Matilde / Old / Woman in hospital Matilde / Old / Woman in hospital   See fewer
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Edward Nutkiewicz
Ernesto / Suárez's grandson Ernesto / Suárez's grandson   See fewer
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Natalia Otero
Prostituta 1 Prostituta 1   See fewer
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Nina Krakoff
Prostitute 2 Prostitute 2   See fewer
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Coni Mariño
Prostitute 3 (as Coni Marino) Prostitute 3 (as Coni Marino)   See fewer
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Olga Sokolinskaya
Prostitute 4 Prostitute 4   See fewer
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Vando Villamil
Dr. Zimmerman Dr. Zimmerman   See fewer
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Ricardo 'Pinino' Orri
La foca / Fisherman La foca / Fisherman   See fewer
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Oscar Nuñez
El pibe Pedro / kid Pedro El pibe Pedro / kid Pedro   See fewer
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Mario Gas
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6.6 / 10 | 908 votes