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Y Tu Mamá También

24 Ratings: 3.4
A movie directed by Alfonso Cuarón

This beautifully filmed, expertly acted movie about two 17-year-old, middle-class Mexican boys on summer break is deceivingly complex. The basic plot of the film is that best friends Tenoch (Diego Luna, BEFORE NIGHT FALLS) and Julio (Gael Garcia Bernal, … see full wiki

5 reviews about Y Tu Mamá También
Quick Tip by . May 04, 2010
Surprisingly good Yet Brilliantly simple...
review by . December 02, 2009
posted in Reel Overseas
Where to begin? Superficially, it's a fantastic sex comedy/road trip movie/coming of age film, some of the most well-worn genres in filmmaking, but chances are the viewer won't even notice that it fits into those genres. The performances of the three leads are uniformly magnificent, and the drama, or even melodrama, never seems forced, and leads to a climax that's shocking, funny, necessary, joyous, and tragic all at once.       But that initial description doesn't even get into …
review by . November 02, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Maribel Verdù lights up the screen in   this casually photographed and gritty-pretty  road movie. Comparisons to Sonia Braga   will inevitably be made and they won't be  wrong.   Two teenage boys borrow a   car for a road trip and miraculously find  themselves bringing along the slightly  older woman of every teenaged boy's   dream. Verdù is impossibly delicious but  somehow approachable: a believable …
review by . October 26, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN is yet another example (like AMORES PERROS) of how the films from Mexico have a unique style that is maturing rapidly. The pace of this tour de force of the effects of testosterone on young lads is breathless, so much so that the viewer yearns for the moments of stillness that do come and are all the more poignant for there role as relief. Much praise has been heaped on this film and I think for the most part it is well deserved. There is not the sophistication of the films from …
review by . October 26, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: lots of sex, drugs, and liquor. funny     Cons: if you're a prude...     The Bottom Line: 'It must be the heat.'     Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie's plot. Last night, Y Tu Mama Tambien was playing in my university's film series. I'd never seen the cinema so packed. Hundreds of students packed the theatre and dozens more queued outside. No doubt everyone had heard that this film features a lot of …
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