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Things I Forgot to Remember (1999)

Cosas que olvidé recordar (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy | 10 June 1999 (Spain)
A bittersweet comedy in Spanish and English about a Cuban family that migrates to the United States. Robertico, Carmela and Roberto's youngest son, grow up feeling ashamed that his family ... See full summary »

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The Virgin
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Carmela
Larry Villanueva ...
Robertico
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Mrs. Bradford
Al Romero ...
Roberto
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Mary
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Juanita
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Isabel (as Arancha De Juan)
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Consuelo
Zoyla Oliver ...
Granny
Kimberly Wood ...
Joanna
Anjelino Chabrieay ...
Raúl
María Isasi ...
Teresita
Jack Taylor ...
Mr. Bradford
Kenya Bennett ...
Brenda (as Kennya Bennet)
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A bittersweet comedy in Spanish and English about a Cuban family that migrates to the United States. Robertico, Carmela and Roberto's youngest son, grow up feeling ashamed that his family might not be American enough. He has reached this conclusion by constantly watching American television and forming an opinion as to how Americans really are. Led by his desperation, he literally escapes into an American television sitcom in order to forget about his Cuban past. Not knowing what to do, his family prays to the Virgin Mary to ask for help. When the cultures clash, Robertico has to decide whether he is strong enough to withstand his own self-hatred, and learn not only self-esteem, but how to embrace his Cuban roots. Written by luiza do brasil

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Brilliant, imaginative
14 July 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Does anyone know how I can buy a copy of this brilliant story of the Cuban-American immigrant experience, imaginatively told?

A bittersweet comedy in Spanish and English about a Cuban family that migrates to the United States. Robertico, Carmela and Roberto's youngest son, grow up feeling ashamed that his family might not be American enough. He has reached this conclusion by constantly watching American television and forming an opinion as to how Americans really are. Led by his desperation, he literally escapes into an American television sitcom in order to forget about his Cuban past. Not knowing what to do, his family prays to the Virgin Mary to ask for help. When the cultures clash, Robertico has to decide whether he is strong enough to withstand his own self-hatred, and learn not only self-esteem, but how to embrace his Cuban roots.


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