Friday, May 3, 2013

Y Tu Mamá También



2001 Mexican Feature

Cast: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Daniel Giménez Cacho
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Writers: Carlos Cuarón and Alfonso Cuarón

Synopsis:
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex and each other.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 91% / Audience: 86 %
  • Metacritic - Critics: 88% / Audience: 7.9 %
  • OMG rating: 7 /10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
  • BAFTA Award nominations for Best Film Not in the English Language and Original Screenplay.
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film.
  • London Critics Circle Film Award for Foreign Language Film of the Year.
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Film.
  • National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Notes/Trivia:
  • The English translation of the title is "And Your Mother Too".
  • Diego Luna wore a prosthetic penis to appear circumcised.
  • Broke box office records in Mexico, grossing $2.2 million in its first week, the biggest opening ever for a Mexican film.
  • Released without a rating in the US because a market-limiting NC-17 was unavoidable.

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