Pantaleon y las Visitadoras (2002)

Pantaleon y las Visitadoras



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Billed as a Peruvian version of Catch-22 crossed with Dr. Strangelove, this army satire, directed by Francisco J. Lombardi, is about Captain Pantaleon Pantoja (Salvador Del Solar), who heads a hooker squad designed to keep the troops from manhandling the locals. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi

Rating: R (for strong sexuality, nudity and language)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Giovanna Pollarolo, Enrique Moncloa
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 16, 2003
Alta Films S.A.



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Critic Reviews for Pantaleon y las Visitadoras

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (10)

Director Francisco de Lombardi fills his sensual film with plenty of gorgeous shots of the lush landscape and its equally exotic, miniskirted 'fauna.'

February 14, 2003
New York Post
Top Critic

This film might've fared better if those involved realized how fiercely their material begs for a plunge into the deep end.

Full Review… | February 11, 2003
Village Voice
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A pedestrian film that provides little more than a superficial treat.

Full Review… | November 22, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
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Promises to skewer sexual politics but instead turns out to be a one-joke pony.

Full Review… | November 21, 2002
Dallas Morning News
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Wears one down with a long running time and diminishing returns on its wicked premise.

September 27, 2002
Hollywood Reporter
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Goofy but enjoyable.

Full Review… | September 27, 2002
Chicago Tribune
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Audience Reviews for Pantaleon y las Visitadoras


This is a pretty good movie that gives you insght on how government, no matter how upstanding the individuals that are in it, is very corrupt because it based on initiatory force.


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