Leo suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder because of Bilbao, a stripper and prostitute in the Chinatown district, Barcelona. Leo designs a thorough plan to include Bilbao in his collection of erotic articles. Hidden behind his sunglasses, as a detective, Leo follows Bilbao around the city. He chases Bilbao up to her house, he takes pictures of her, he keeps the newspaper cuttings in which she appears and he acquires any object related to her.
However, Leo lives with María. She is a few years older than him and she feels strongly sexually attracted to him. But he rejects her because of his delirious passion for Bilbao. Prepared to carry out his plan, Leo drugs and kidnaps Bilbao in order to take her to a house. She is sodomized by Leo and, by chance, she suffers an accident and dies. Finally, Leo – overwhelmed by fear – turns to María. Together with the help of the main character’s uncle, they get rid of the corpse.
Juan José Bigas Luna (19 March 1946 – 6 April 2013) was a Spanish film director.
He began his professional career in the design world, creating the Estudio Gris with Carlos Riart in 1969. In his earlier exhibitions, at the beginning of the 1960s, he showed a great interest in conceptual art and the emerging visual technologies. Esteemed as an atypical director in the Spanish cinema, in 1986 he retired to Tarragona in order to devote his time to painting. In 1990 the producer Andrés Vicente Gómez persuaded him to return to cinema and entrusted to him the direction of Las edades de Lulú, a film which reached the general public. Without abandoning his dedication to painting and photography, reflected in numerous exhibitions, he began the well-known Trilogía Ibérica with Jamón Jamón (1992), Huevos de Oro (1993) and La teta y la luna (1994). Subsequently, with the short film for internet Collar de Moscas (2001), he revived his interest in avant-garde experimentation and audiovisual… read more
Inquierante historia narrada desde el punto de vista de un psicopata. Debidamente muerto y enterrado Franco, esta cinta es una de las obras claves del "destape" a la española, y punto de referencia para "Atame" de Pedro Almodovar. Por cierto, han notado el gran parecido que guarda la foto de Bigas Luna que colgaron en su blog, con la de Diego Fernandez de Ceballos secuestrado?