Bigas Luna returned straight after Jamón, jamón with a melodramatic black comedy about the rise and fall of a loathsome lothario, bringing you plenty more gratuitous sex and absurdity. Benito is an ambitious but lowly construction worker with a big dream – to build an enormous phallic skyscraper in Benidorm. His ticket to victory is his unfathomable success rate with a string of sexy women, who he enlists in his mission to achieve architectural domination. Through a decade of sexual adventures packed with machismo and misogyny we watch the obnoxious Benito win it all – the wife, the lover, the power, the money – and lose it all again.

The Bigas Luna Tribute is curated by Prof. Santiago Fouz Hernández, University of Durham, and Betty Bigas, multidisciplinary artist and daughter of Bigas Luna.

 

Translated title:
Golden Balls

Languages:
Spanish

Subtitles:
Full English

Duration:
90 minutes

Country of origin:
Spain

Year of production:
1993

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