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Release Date: November 19, 1999Running Time: 101 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $8,264,530.00
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Foreign, Romance

Cecilia Roth
Marisa Paredes
Candela Pena
Antonia San Juan

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Manuela, a nurse and single mother in her late thirties, must come to terms with the tragic loss of her only son, Esteban, when he is struck by a car. She never told Esteban who he was, "your father died long before you were born" was all she ever told him. In memory of her son -- who's his father's namesake -- Manuela leaves Madrid and goes to Barcelona in search of Esteban's father. However, the man that she left behind eighteen years earlier when she was pregnant is now a transvestite named Lola. The search for a man with that name cannot be simple. And indeed it isn't.