Docudrama: le réel romancé. Based on a true story
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Kika 1993 (1994 en France) / Espagne, France / El Deseo S.A. et CiBy 2000 / 114’ / Comédie dramatique Réalisation : Pedro Almodóvar Scénario : Pedro Almodóvar / Photographie : Alfredo Mayo / Montage : José Salcedo / Distribution : Verónica Forqué (Kika), Peter Coyote (Nicholas), Victoria Abril (Andrea Caracortada), Àlex Casanovas (Ramón), Rossy de Palma (Juana), Santiago Lajusticia (Pablo)… Résumé : L’auteur américain Nicholas fait venir la jeune maquilleuse Kika à son domicile afin qu’elle maquille le cadavre de son beau-fils Ramon, avant même que les autorités n’aient été informées de son décès.
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