Lucia, Lucia (2003) - Rotten Tomatoes

Lucia, Lucia (2003)



Critic Consensus: A relatively simple mid-life crisis story is burdened by overly cumbersome plot devices.

Movie Info

Filmmaker Antonio Serrano, who made a splash with his first film Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas, returns to the screen with this thriller from Mexico. Lucia (Cecilia Roth) is a woman whose life is thrown into chaos when her husband suddenly disappears without a trace. As Lucia searches for a clue to his whereabouts, she discovers evidence that suggests her husband had a dangerous secret life he never shared with her, and she finds she isn't the only person with an interest in finding him. Lucia, Lucia (originally released under the title La Hija del Canibal) also features Carlos Alvarez-Novoa and Kuno Becker.more
Rating: R (for sexuality, language and brief drug use)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Antonio Serrano
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 13, 2004
Box Office: $0.2M
Fox Searchlight Pictures - Official Site


Javier Díaz Dueñas
as Inspector Garcia
Margarita Isabel
as Lucia's Mom
Max Kerlow
as Old Wehner
Enoc Leano
as El Ruso
Héctor Ortega
as The Cannibal
Vivian Pierce
as Estrella
Enrique Singer
as Undersecretary Ortig...
Lourdes Villareal
as Public Prosecutor
Jorge Zárate
as Mr.Blanco
Manuel Blejerman
as Suspicious Guy
Itatí Cantoral
as Airline Saleswoman N...
Fabian Corres
as Kidnapper
Hildeberto Maya
as Public Prosecutor
Adela Micha
as Anchor Woman
Carlos Torrestorrija
as Guy in the Theatre
Jorge Salinas
as Security Guard
Javier Escobar
as Assailant No.1
Willebaldo Bucio
as Assailant No.2
Juan Carlos Barreto
as Assailant No.3
Teresina Bueno
as Department Store Cus...
Gabriel de Cervantes
as Private Secretary
Carlos Coss
as TV Assistant
Jaime Estrada
as Policeman No.1
Elizabeth Guindi
as Security Box Lady
Oscar Fernando
as Flowers Seller Kid
Carmen Madrid
as Department Store Cus...
Mario Humberto Padil...
as Patrol Driver No.1
Dalilah Polanco
as Mother No.1
Tae Solana
as Chinese Girl
Georgina Tabora
as Factory Secretary
Ana Celia Urquidi
as Airline Saleswoman N...
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Critic Reviews for Lucia, Lucia

All Critics (52) | Top Critics (23)

It's the old midlife crisis tale, just without a lot of charm or surprises.

November 20, 2003
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

Roth, as the writer-narrator and sexy center of the piece, simply shines.

August 15, 2003
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

I love a good story, too, but I prefer one that actually goes somewhere (although, as joy rides to nowhere are concerned, this one is a beaut).

August 15, 2003
Washington Post
Top Critic

Despite the potential for menace implied by its set-up, Lucia, Lucia is finally about finding the opposite.

Full Review… | August 1, 2003
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Lucia, a writer of children's books, dips in and out of fiction in her own life, the line blurring so often that it's hard to tell what's real and what's fantasy in Lucia, Lucia. It's even harder to care.

Full Review… | August 1, 2003
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Lucia, Lucia is nicely shot and edited, but the movie is a narrative mess.

Full Review… | August 1, 2003
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Lucia, Lucia


Extraordinary Mexican romantic adventure of Lucia, played by Cecilia Roth, finds herself in a triangle of love and friendship are his neighbours, an old man and a young man. I like the love scene between Lucia and a young man that gives me good memories.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer


You have to really pay attention to everything! it can get you puzzled for a while but, overall it's a really good movie.

Jocelyn hernandez

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