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Jamón Jamón
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Jamón Jamón

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem’s first film together, Bigas Luna’s Jamón Jamón celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
This sensual modern classic of Spanish cinema catapulted the careers of its three stars,

Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Jordi Mollà. It has become seared into cinema history as much for the iconic image of Cruz taking shelter from a storm under a testicle she has ripped from a giant billboard bull, as for rival lovers Bardem and Mollà fighting with two legs of cured ham in an homage to Goya’s La riña.

Bigas Luna
Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Jordi Mollà
95 min | Comedy, Drama | Spain | 1992 | Spanish with English subtitles
A fun erotic romp that features two early performances from Spain's leading actors.
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Silver Lion, Venice Film Festival 1992
Audience Award for Best Spanish Film, Best Actor, Turia Awards 1993
Best Film Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound, Goya Awards 1993