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Year: 1991
Original Title: Tacones lejanos
Length: 113 minutes
Genre: Drama
Studios: El Deseo
Distributor: Miramax Films
Age rating: To be shown only in specially licensed cinemas to adults of not less than 18 years
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: March 27 1992

United States: December 20 1991


Ranking: 1,562 out of 16,430 movies (up 2046)


6.3 by 7 users

5.8 by 3 media


This drama of Pedro Almodóvar tells the story of Rebeca (Victoria Abril), who works for the Tv's network of his husband Manuel (Féodor Atkine). Manuel was a old boyfriend of Rebecka's mother, 'Becky of Wasteland', a big diva (Marisa Paredes). One day, when Manuel doesn't know yet that Becky and Rebeca are mother and daughter, the mother decides to come back to Madrid and resolve the problems with her daughter, which doesn't see since 15 years ago. The three people go to dinner together and then go to see to Femme Fatale called Lethal, a drag queen that imitates to Becky. After of this night, Manuel seems murdered and mother and daughter open a judical investigation with a lawyer (Miguel Bosé) that will turns out to be the drag queen imitator of 'Becky of Wasteland'.


Cast High Heels

Marisa Paredes

Marisa Paredes

Becky del Páramo

Miguel Bosé

Miguel Bosé

Juan Domínguez / Letal

Anna Lizaran

Anna Lizaran