Directed by Fernando Léon de Aranoa

¡Viva! 2004 guest Peña teams up with one of Spain’s finest directors for this bittersweet and moving story of a friendship that develops between two women who happen to be prostitutes in Madrid. Caye (Peña) is a working-class woman who hides her source of income from her family. Like many of her colleagues, she deeply resents the arrival of immigrants as potential competitiors. One day she meets Zulema (Nevárez) a Dominican prostitute who is her neighbour. Despite their differences, the two become close. With its earthy, comic realism, PRINCESAS was one of the top local hits in Spain and has earned 3 well-deserved Goyas, including Best New Actress for Micaela and Best Actress for Candela!

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113 minutes

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