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“This film, like Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, also had several graphic sex scenes. This movie is both hilarious and heartbreaking. I loved how the two main characters interacted with
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“My absolute favorite parts of this film are the way scenes are shot in general. There are scenes that are irrelevant but relevant because of the time and place. For example if they
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“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
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“This little known independent film is a coming of age tale based on two best friends who go on a trip with a girl... whom they both lust for.  It's a coming of age tale but in
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Y Tu Mama Tambien
Y Tu Mama Tambien
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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, AMORES PERROS), who think of nothing but sex, convince a beautiful 28-year-old woman, Luisa (Maribel Verdu), to go on a road trip with them to a nonexistent beach. They get lost. They flirt and giggle and fawn over Luisa hoping to win her over with their boyish charms. And that's about it. But that simple plotline merely provides structure for the poetry and meaning that is woven into the film with photography and narration. Periodically throughout the film, while the action continues normally, the sound stops. A voice over then gives information--sometimes a brief biography of one of the characters (birth date, name of father and mother, consequences of birth, primary childhood experiences), or a note about what each of the characters is really thinking...
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