Bilbao (1978)

Director
Bigas Luna

Main cast
Àngel Jové; Isabel Pisano; María Martín; Jordi Torras; Maika Thienen

Genres
Thriller, Drama

Description
A psychopath named Leo falls for Bilbao, a prostitute, which, in their eagerness to have it for him leads him to kidnap her.


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