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Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)
"Doña Herlinda y su hijo" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  4 April 1986 (USA)
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Rodolfo (Trevino) is a young bachelor doctor who has a love affair with a younger music student, Ramon (Meza). When Rodolfo's mother begins to urge his son to get married, he quickly asks ... See full summary »

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Arturo Meza ...
Ramón
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Rodolfo (as Marco Antonio Treviño)
Guadalupe Del Toro ...
Letícia Lupercio ...
Olga
Josefina González
Lucha Villa ...
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Guillermina Alba ...
Billy
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Rodolfo (Trevino) is a young bachelor doctor who has a love affair with a younger music student, Ramon (Meza). When Rodolfo's mother begins to urge his son to get married, he quickly asks modern and open-mind Olga (Lupercio) to become his wife. Ramon is heart-broken, but Dona Herlinda (del Toro) has the final solution to make everybody happy: She asks Ramon to live with her, near by Rodolfo and Olga. Everybody together forever. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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in praise of the long take...
15 October 1999 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

What I found most intriguing about this film was the beautiful camera-work. Several scenes were shot as one long take, with the camera tracking back and forth to follow the actors. The representation of space this created was spectacular. The characters' relationships to each other were literally fleshed out by their positions within the frame.


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