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Y Tu Mamá También (2001) More at IMDbPro »Y tu mamá también (original title)

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Y Tu Mamá También -- This exhilarating tale follows three friends as they set out on a journey of self-discovery and desire on a road trip set against the lush backdrop of Mexico.
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Release Date:
26 April 2002 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
La vida tiene sus maneras de enseñarnos. La vida tiene sus maneras de confundirnos. La vida tiene sus maneras de cambiarnos. La vida tiene sus maneras de asombrarnos. La vida tiene sus maneras de herirnos. La vida tiene sus maneras de curarnos. La vida tiene sus maneras de inspirarnos.
Plot:
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 42 wins & 33 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Mediocre sex-on-the-road drama whose only plus is being set in Mexico. See more (382 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Daniel Giménez Cacho ... Narrator (voice)
Ana López Mercado ... Ana Morelos

Diego Luna ... Tenoch Iturbide

Gael García Bernal ... Julio Zapata
Nathan Grinberg ... Manuel Huerta

Verónica Langer ... María Eugenia Calles de Huerta

María Aura ... Cecilia Huerta
Giselle Audirac ... Nicole Bazaine
Arturo Ríos ... Esteban Morelos
Andrés Almeida ... Diego 'Saba' Madero
Diana Bracho ... Silvia Allende de Iturbide
Emilio Echevarría ... Miguel Iturbide
Marta Aura ... Enriqueta 'Queta' Allende

Maribel Verdú ... Luisa Cortés
Juan Carlos Remolina ... Alejandro 'Jano' Montes de Oca
Liboria Rodríguez ... Leodegaria 'Leo' Victoria
Silverio Palacios ... Jesús 'Chuy' Carranza
Mayra Serbulo ... Mabel Juárez de Carranza
Andrea López ... Lucero Carranza
Amaury Sérbulo ... Christian Carranza
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jorge Vergara ... President (uncredited)

Directed by
Alfonso Cuarón 
 
Writing credits
Alfonso Cuarón 

Carlos Cuarón 

Produced by
Sergio Aguero .... executive producer
Alfonso Cuarón .... producer
Amy Kaufman .... executive producer
David Linde .... executive producer
Kelly Miller .... production executive: Good Machine International
Sandra Solares .... line producer
Jorge Vergara .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Emmanuel Lubezki 
 
Film Editing by
Alfonso Cuarón 
Alex Rodríguez 
 
Casting by
Manuel Teil 
 
Production Design by
Marc Bedia 
Miguel Ángel Álvarez 
 
Art Direction by
Guillermo Cossío 
Diana Quiroz 
Miguel Ángel Álvarez 
 
Set Decoration by
Roberto Loera 
 
Costume Design by
Gabriela Diaque 
 
Makeup Department
Carlos Sánchez .... hair stylist
Carlos Sánchez .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Dante Aguilar .... unit manager
Paloma Azul Nunez .... assistant unit manager
Marc Bedia .... production supervisor
Keary Jenkins .... production supervisor
Johannan Montedo .... assistant production manager
Eamon O'Farrill .... unit production manager
Sandra Solares .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fernanda Arce .... assistant director
Manuel Hinojosa .... assistant director
Berenice Manjarrez .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Aurelia Alvarado .... art assistant
Alfonso Belmar .... art assistant
Ariel Chávez .... art assistant
Ariel Chávez .... assistant art director
Adalberto Flores .... art assistant
Regina Ginta .... assistant production designer (as Regina Cinta)
Valentina González .... art assistant
Carlos Hernández .... construction chief
Maria Carolina Larrosa .... artistic coordinator
Wenceslao Matus .... art assistant
Mily Moreno .... property master
Alfonso Rojas .... construction chief
Aristeo Ruiz .... art assistant
Óscar Tapia .... art assistant
 
Sound Department
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Jesse Ehredt .... sound recordist
Tom Fleischman .... sound re-recording mixer
José Antonio García .... production sound mixer
José Antonio García .... sound
Ruy García .... sound designer
Frank Kern .... sound editor
Hal Levinsohn .... adr editor
Blake Leyh .... sound effects editor
Skip Lievsay .... sound re-recording mixer
Debora Lilavois .... assistant sound editor
Marissa Littlefield .... adr editor
Hugo Noriega .... sound assistant
Philip Stockton .... sound supervisor (as Phil Stockton)
Felipe Zavala .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Salvador Servin .... special effects
Alejandro Vázquez .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
José Luis Araiza .... key grip
Fernando Coria Reyes .... electrician (as Fernando Coria)
Fernando Daza .... still photographer
Humberto Delgado .... grip
Javier Enríquez .... gaffer
Fernando Gutierrez .... loader
Juan Hernandez .... electrician
Arturo Hernández .... second assistant camera
Marco Antonio Huerta .... assistant camera
Fabián Monroy .... assistant camera
Jesus Romero .... grip
Luis David Sansans .... assistant camera
Miguel Ángel Sánchez .... key grip
 
Casting Department
César González .... extras coordinator
Oscar González .... assistant extras coordinator
Natalia Pollak .... extras coordinator
 
Editorial Department
Manuel Billeter .... additional editor (R-rated version)
Manuel Billeter .... post production supervisor
Silvia Garza Bermúdez .... assistant editor
David Gray .... assistant editor
Bryan McMahan .... colorist: mastering
James Nichols Jr. .... assistant editor
Mario Ontal .... assistant editor
Noëlle Penraat .... negative cutter
Jeff Rath .... post production supervisor
Jennifer Ruff .... assistant editor
Kathy Thomson .... digital colorist
 
Music Department
José Enrique Fernández .... music coordinator
Annette Fradera .... music supervisor
Camilo Lara .... music coordinator
Liza Richardson .... music supervisor
Susan Shufro .... music editor
 
Other crew
Tenoch Aguilar .... production assistant
Manuel Billeter .... translator
Maury Carvajal .... script supervisor (as Aurora Maria Carvajal)
Mariaelena Garcia .... production staff
Paul Garcia .... production assistant
Nuria García Atienza .... marketing (as Nuria Garcia Atienza)
Marga García .... marketing
Antonio Giménez .... marketing
Rodrigo Herranz .... production coordinator
María Luisa Herrera .... production staff
Mauricio Lule .... production assistant
Rocío Ortega .... animal wrangler
María Lourdes Pérez .... production staff
Evangelina Resendiz Montalvo .... on set doctor (as Evangelina Reséndiz)
Horacio Rodríguez .... production assistant
Jennifer Schaefer .... delivery supervisor: Los Angeles
Francisco Silva .... production assistant
Sally Steele .... film publicist
Mario P. Székely .... set publicist
Juan Uruchurtu .... production liaison
Dylan Verrechia .... office intern
Fabian Valdez .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jonás Cuarón .... special thanks
Guillermo del Toro .... thanks
Alejandro González Iñárritu .... special thanks
Timothy J. Sexton .... special thanks
Fernando Trueba .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Y tu mamá también" - Mexico (original title)
"And Your Mother Too" - Europe (English title) (alternative title), International (alternative title), International (English title) (alternative title), UK (alternative title), USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexual content involving teens, drug use and language (heavily cut version)
Runtime:
106 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Austria:18 | Belgium:KNT | Brazil:14 | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Chile:14 | Colombia:18 | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-15 | France:-12 | Germany:16 | Hong Kong:III | Hungary:16 | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM18 | Japan:R-15 | Mexico:C (cut) | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:15 | Peru:14 | Philippines:X (original rating) | Philippines:R-18 (re-rating) | Poland:18 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:R(A) (cut) | South Korea:18 (cut) | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 | USA:R (heavily cut version) | USA:Unrated (uncut version)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Other than the music played by radios, stereos and other music devices, there is no actual background music in the movie.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the scene where Louisa wakes up in the car at the beach, in the shot inside the car, her jeans are torn at the left knee. Subsequent shots show an un-torn pair of jeans.See more »
Quotes:
Luisa:Life is like the surf, so give yourself away like the sea.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Filmselskabet: Episode #4.1" (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
Here Comes the MayoSee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the R-Rated and Unrated (NC-17) Version?
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11 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Mediocre sex-on-the-road drama whose only plus is being set in Mexico., 25 March 2004
Author: Peter Hayes from United Kingdom

A couple of streetwise, and slightly loutish, teenagers drive an older - but not much wiser - Spanish woman to the beach, but have all kinds of small adventures on the way.

Who would have thought that this semi-professional slap-dash time filler would be so well regarded by the IMDB audience? While I loved the Mexican backdrop spending time with two teenagers who are hardly smarter than Beavis and Butthead seemed to me quite a drag. Yes, well observed, but what are we getting here? People that have nothing to say and are saying it!

The road movie has only so many cliches to them and this obeys most of them. They all have to have a scene where one person argues with another and they get and walk. Then the driver drives alongside and begs the other person to get back in. Do you think this doesn't happen here? And there are two boys and one girl - do you think there isn't going to be tears and jealousy before (and after) bedtime? This should be called road movie by numbers!

There are some lovely rolling scenes (with nice music) and just as you are getting to enjoy it we get in to another "my dick is bigger than your dick" style shouting match. On the roadside people seem to be being hassled by law and order or living improvised lives, but the film doesn't seem to careless. They drive on by. Depth? There isn't any.

The problem with sex is that I am not shocked by it. Sex doesn't have to be sexy, indeed sex when viewed abstractly from medium distance looks quite funny. I don't know why a woman in her late twenties/early thirties (I am presuming here based on the age of the actress) would want to hang with these clowns. For sex? When did an attractive woman ever have to go short of casual sex. In real life clever men hang out with stupid women - you never see it the other way round!

This is the kind of film the French have be doing for years, only much better. Just off the top of my head Pauline at the Beach and Betty Blue are miles better films, so why are they rated lower than this? Maybe this got good word of mouth and the people that saw it, loved it? And the people that wouldn't like it were kept away or turned off after five minutes. One of the top hundred films ever made - what a complete and utter joke!

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