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Director:
Writer:
Antonio Serrano (writer)
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Release Date:
18 June 1999 (Mexico) See more »
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Plot:
This comedic drama features two young couples, and another couple of old friends who reenter the two couples lives... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Among the best from the re-birth of Mexican cinema. See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Demian Bichir ... Tomas

Susana Zabaleta ... Ana

Jorge Salinas ... Miguel

Cecilia Suárez ... Andrea
Víctor Huggo Martin ... Carlos
Mónica Dionne ... María
Angélica Aragón ... Carlos' mother
Laura Almela
Miguel Galván ... Truck Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Wes Martinez ... Carlos
Carolina Politi
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Directed by
Antonio Serrano 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Antonio Serrano  writer

Produced by
Matthias Ehrenberg .... producer
Christian Valdelièvre .... producer
 
Original Music by
Aleks Syntek 
 
Cinematography by
Sebastian del Amo  (as Sebastian Vega del Amo)
Xavier Pérez Grobet 
 
Film Editing by
Samuel Larson 
 
Art Direction by
Brigitte Broch 
 
Production Management
Dante Aguilar .... unit manager
Tlacateotl Mata .... post-production supervisor
Sandra Solares .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roberto Chellet .... second assistant director
Manuel Hinojosa .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Luis Blackaller .... graphic artist
 
Sound Department
Eric Dounce .... foley editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sebastian del Amo .... director of photography: additional photography (as Sebastian Vega del Amo)
 
Music Department
Annette Fradera .... music supervisor
Annette Fradera .... score advisor
Aleks Syntek .... music and lyrics: (song "Sexo, Pudor y Lágrimas" )
 
Other crew
Marc Bedia .... production coordinator
Marco Polo Constandse .... production assistant
Jonas Hendrix .... production assistant
Mario P. Székely .... public relations
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sexo, pudor y lágrimas" - Mexico (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some drug use
Runtime:
109 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
It was the highest-grossing Mexican film of all time (at the Mexican box office), until it was surpassed by _El Crimen del padre Amaro (2002)_See more »
Quotes:
Ana:[to Carlitos'] Okay homo sapiens, just don't forget that once you were a homo erectus.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in No eres tú, soy yo (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Among the best from the re-birth of Mexican cinema., 23 December 2006
Author: insomniac_rod from Noctropolis

Decent display of daily life of Mexican people in their early 30's and how they deal with sex, passion, and more.

The acting is overall good. These new actors from the new generation of "Cine Mexicano" demonstrate why they are considered among the best. Susana Zabaleta is amazing as always. She's sexy, hot, and talented. The rest of the cast is also great and give a special spark to their characters.

The screenplay is also very good and keeps you interested because there is comedy, drama, romance, and lust. So if you are into new Mexican cinema, you will mostly enjoy this movie.

On the negative side, I must say that this movie is also highly overrated because many consider it as a gem or something. The truth is that it's only purpose was to storm the box office and somehow re-birth these kind of dramatic romance comedies.

Give it a try and be objective.

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