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Things I Forgot to Remember (1999)
"Cosas que olvidé recordar" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  10 June 1999 (Spain)
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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 ... 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
Alicia Borrachero ...
Juanita
Arantxa de Juan ...
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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Una agridulce comedia.

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Things I Forgot to Remember  »

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excellent
8 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie is very funny and witty, the director of the movie Mr Enrique Oliver is a very talented guy and he has a very cuban sense of humor and since I was born in Cuba i do understand it perfect I love the movie and the performances are great i highly recommended this movie ask you video store to get new copieS and get it you will have a great time by the way his mother Zoyla is in the movie she is fantastic, the very well know former Spanish child star Ana Torrent she is very well know for the movie Cria by Carlos Saura and her co star was Geraldine Chaplin play the virgen to perfection, THIS MOVIE IS A FEEL GOOD MOVIE BUT HAVE A VERY DEEP INSIDE TO IT


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