Later on we learn he sells jamon for a living. Jose Luis Jordi Molla , the son of the underwear magnate, is out in the acrid scrubland fooling about with a hunk of omelette on a toothpick and his girlfriend Silvia Penelope Cruz. This is the Mar de Aragon, where lorries are perpetually parping through and the only recognizable feature of the landscape is a giant Osborne Sherry billboard in the shape of a bull.
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Any movie, Spanish or otherwise, whose title translates as "Ham, Ham"-and which starts with an exotic long shot of a bewitchingly arid landscape seen through an outdoor billboard shaped in the silhouette of a pig-has to have something odd on its mind. Bigas Luna's "Jamon, Jamon," the incredibly lurid, madly funny, wildly sexy comic melodrama that won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival, is the sort of picture that shocks, titillates, absorbs and amuses by turns. And perhaps it's most shocking because it's sexy, because the story's craziness and its characters' recklessness eventually bypass common sense and take on weird plausibility. Written and directed by the offbeat kitsch visionary Luna whose credits include the stylish English language horror movie "Anguish" , "Jamon" is right in the grand tradition of over-the-top movie soap opera melodramas. It has a gorgeous cast, overripe plot, picturesque backdrops and a jaw-dropping operatic climax. Its central sextet divides neatly into one upper-class trio and one from the lower-middle, with each set living on opposite sides of the highway. The roles are archetypal: an underwear factory owner Juan Diego's Manuel , his selfish wife Stefania Sandrelli's Conchita , his son Jordi Molla's Jose Luis , the son's "commoner" fiance Penelope Cruz's Silvia , her bar-owner mother Anna Galiena's Carmen and the town stud Javier Bardem's Raul , who works as a delivery man at the local ham warehouse. Class bigotry fuels the whole crazed plot. When Jose Luis discovers Silvia is pregnant, he becomes determined to marry her; the overbearing Conchita is equally determined he won't. Despite her husband's social tolerance, she considers Silvia a gold-digging tramp.
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