The chosen meeting place for all these brief encounters: kilometro cero, the marker in Madrid's central plaza from which all highway distances in Spain are measured. It's a convenient meeting place, too convenient, in fact, because when so many strangers pick the same spot to meet, there are bound to be plenty of cases of mistaken identity and screwed-up assignations. One could easily argue that there are enough tangled plotlines here for several interesting films.
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The oddball setup offers much promise, as our main characters find themselves meeting at a sex addicts' support group. He (Javier Bardem) is a phone sex junkie and screenwriter. She (Victoria Abril, who may very well be a sex addict in real life if her other movies are any guide) is a basic slut and a radio talk show producer. Together they have a love-hate-screw relationship that gets all the stranger when Abril's husband (a cop) discovers a dead body in the trunk of a car where our heroes once did the nasty. Add to that, someone has been taping Bardem's phone sexcapades -- and selling them as audio porn!
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