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Bienvenido-Welcome (1995)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  18 August 1995 (Mexico)
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During a business trip a married man has an affair with a blonde who leaves him the message "Welcome to the world of sida".

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Gabriel Retes ...
Mariano Pacheco / Guevara
Lourdes Elizarrarás ...
Maria Sanchez / Maria Blanco
Luis Felipe Tovar ...
José Molina / León de la Lama
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Dario / Jijio
Fernando Arau ...
Jose Consuelo Gómez / Messenger
Juan Claudio Retes ...
Richard Martínez / Sebastian
José Manuel Fernández
Lucila Balzaretti ...
Union Delegate
Claudia Fernández ...
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Javier Castillo ...
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Francisco de la O ...
Screenwriter / Vladimir Ilich
María Fernanda García ...
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Marcel Sisniega ...
Marcos Tapia
Desiree Rios ...
Ann / Director's Wife
Diego de la Texera ...
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During a business trip a married man has an affair with a blonde who leaves him the message "Welcome to the world of sida".

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Great example of modern Mexican quality cinema
4 February 2006 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

One of the earliest films in the modern period of Mexican quality cinema. Bienvenido Welcome is a perfect mix between drama and comedy with a very unusual and quite authentic way of telling one story that becomes two. Gabriel Retes is known for his unorthodox approach to his stories and his very Mexican way of seeing drama trough a "comedy lens". In many ways He could be the Woody Allen of Mexican cinema.

Bienvenido Welcome tells the story of a man that, after cheating on his wife on a business trip, faces the possibility of having been infected with AIDS, and the various dilemmas he has to face. At first glance this might seem like any other ordinary drama, but this film has one of the must unusual and comical twists a film could ever have.


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