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Odiseo Bichir ...
Roberto
Eduardo Palomo ...
Juan
José Alonso ...
Pedro
Luis de Icaza ...
Voceador
Miguel Santana ...
Teo
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Marcos
Angélica Aragón ...
Estela
Fabiana Perzabal ...
Blanca
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Chavo Pelo Rojo
Claudette Maillé ...
Eugenia
Adriana Roel ...
Doña Lupe
Héctor Bonilla ...
Ernesto
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Yolanda
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Luz María
Julieta Egurrola ...
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In this deliciously kinky film that takes place in the wee hours of a Mexico City morning, long-absent Pedro returns to preside over his seriously bent family. But while Pedro is busy making love to his wife, their children Blanca, Teo and Marcos have different ideas about their father's return. Meanwhile, the neighbors are up to their own devices in a wickedly funny and highly charged erotic drama that involves a set of electric trains. This stylish film explores love at its extremes and sex at its most poetically inventive. Written by Anonymous

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Un Poco Más
Written and performed by Rubén Albarrán, Emmanuel del Real, Enrique Rangel & Joselo Rangel
"La vida es un carnaval"
By Victor Daniel
Performed by Celia Cruz
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One of the worst movies I ever saw
25 August 2001 | by (Norwalk, CT) – See all my reviews

I have seen tons of trash, in every language, about every topic and of every trend of film-making. From every period, every director and any kind of budget available. That said I really have to declare:

This is one of the three worst movies I have EVER seen.

It's painfully bad. It's pompous. It's grim. It's incomprehensible. It's annoying. It's a really bad mess. It is a piece of you-know-what.

And, what's more important: it lacks a point. And even if it had one, the characters are so unreal and annoying that it's impossible to overlook the lack of cohesion of the whole thing.

It's just weird for the sake of being weird.

I actually felt sick watching this trash. The theater where I saw it (Lincoln Center in New York) was full when it started. By the end of it, half of the audience had walked out. There was a Q&A programmed at the end but nobody stayed. With the exception of about two sickos everybody else ran for the door, myself included.

Save 2 hours of your life. It's probably one of the worst ever done.

If there is a movie theater in Hell, this movie will be playing 24/7, for eternity...


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