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La tarea (1991)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 23 August 1991 (Mexico)
Virginia is taking a class at film school, and has decided on her solo project for the class. She will secretly film herself and her ex-husband Marcelo with a candid camera while they make love.
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
María Rojo ... Virginia / María
José Alonso ... Marcelo / Pepe
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Virginia (Maria Rojo) is taking a class at film school, and has decided on her solo project for the class. She will film herself and her ex-husband Marcelo (Jose Alonso) (who likes to leave the light on) while they make love. She carefully positions a camera under a chair, and maneuvers her ex-husband into making love to her in front of it. Eventually her stratagems lead him to discover the camera and the ruse. At first, he is outraged, but eventually he gets into the spirit of the thing, and gets in a plug for his undertaking business while he's at it. Written by lament

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

23 August 1991 (Mexico) See more »

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Homework See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Clasa Films Mundiales See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Is That Real Sex ?
25 March 2003 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

LA TAREA is filmed in real time in a single room and features a total cast of two actors . This is not an epic film by any means . In fact I wouldn`t have actually remembered its broadcast on Channel 4 if it hadn`t been for the fact that the two characters Marcelo and Virginia indulge in a sex session , but what a sex session it is ! It`s not the type of graphic sex you`d see in a hard core porn film but I don`t believe for a moment the actor and actress are NOT really having sex . Maybe that`s the point of the film , the way the scene is shot is rather subtle and it`s left to the audience to make up their own minds , but I don`t think anyone is that good an actor during a love scene


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