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Gabriela (2001)

R | | Drama, Romance | 18 May 2001 (USA)
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Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick ... See full summary »

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Mike
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Gabriela
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Pat
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Douglas
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Grandma Josie
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Ilona
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Sofia
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Manny
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Cop #2
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Steven
Danny De La Paz ...
Cop #1
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Gary
Gilbert Garcia ...
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Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming sense of obligation to marry him. Mike gets dubious counsel from a colleague, Douglas, who's seems to have a new relationship weekly, and from his unhappy brother. She gets advice from her supervisor, whose long-term marriage ended badly. Gabriela can't seem to say no to Mike, except when he asks her to end her engagement. She heads home to Mexico to introduce Patrick to her family. What's Mike to do? Will anything change her mind? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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18 May 2001 (USA)  »

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$63,706 (USA) (16 March 2001)

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$2,334,720 (USA) (22 February 2002)
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Quality independent film
7 July 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Overall, I think this is a very good film. I think some of the performances are better than others - Troy Winbush and Lupe Ontiveros are hilarious! The story is a simple one, but it keeps you guessing - I really didn't know what the character of Gabriela would do in the end. The film keeps you entertained throughout with a sense of humor and some off the wall characters. You can tell the film was an independent film, with a few of the scenes a little grainy, but visually it is quite impressive. I definitely recommend people check this one out.


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