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Crónica de un desayuno (2000)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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
Arcelia Ramírez ...
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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The part of Juan was originally intended for Demian Bichir. See more »

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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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Excellent movie, abstract and complex, but excellent...
14 August 2006 | by (Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico) – See all my reviews

Some people have the ability to use only 3 neurons, one for eating, one for breathing and the other one for s**ting... This is not a movie for them...

But for those who enjoy using the brain... the whole movie is a metaphor, everything is there for a purpose, every single detail, the coffee mug, the red couch, everything... is a underestimated masterpiece...

It is hilarious, is raw and totally realistic, that's how we actually interact.... it is a royal comedy... total causality...

Just hang on, don't let the first scene shock you..... hang on... and enjoy the show....


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