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And Your Mother Too (2001) Poster

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The ending scene where they talk while having a coffee was the first filmed.
The phrase "Y tu mama tambien", by itself, is not offensive, but if you put an offense before it or you answer to an offense with it, it is one of the most offensive phrases in Mexican Spanish. By itself, it means "And your mother too."
When the producers tried to buy the rights of Frank Zappa's "Watermelon in Easter Hay" they were told by Zappa's family that Zappa requested that three of his songs were never played in any media except the album where they appear and that song was one of them. Gail Zappa, Frank's widow, saw the movie when editing was almost completed and agreed to make an exception because she considered that Zappa would be proud of the movie.
Other than the music played by radios, stereos and other music devices, there is no actual background music in the movie.
On his bedroom wall, Julio has a poster from the movie Harold and Maude (1971), another film about a young man who has a romance with an older woman.
Broke Mexican Box office records on June 8th, 2001, grossing $2.2 million in its first week, the biggest opening ever for a Mexican film.
The translation of the tagline is: "Life has its way of teaching us. Life has its way of confusing us. Life has its way of changing us. Life has its way of astonishing us. Life has its way of hurting us. Life has its way of curing us. Life has its way of inspiring us."
In an interview, Gael García Bernal revealed that some drops of a famous brand of shampoo were used as semen in the scene where Julio Zapata and Tenoch Iturbide are masturbating in the pool.
'Tenoch' is the name of the legendary founder of México Tenochtitlán, the capital of the Aztec Empire.
Diego Luna wore a prosthetic penis to appear circumcised. In real life, he is not circumcised.
The last names of all the principal characters (Zapata, Iturbide, Carranza, etc.) are those of important figures in Mexican history. The last name of the one Spanish character - Cortés - is that of the Spanish conquistador who conquered much of Mexico for Spain.
Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna each shot a scene.
A Steadicam operator was hired for the film, but the Steadicam was never used. The man that was hired used his on-set time to help out with other things on the production.
Isaac Sánchez was to play the part of Tenoch Iturbide, but it was decided that an older actor would play the role, due to strong sexual scenes and Sánchez's being 16 at the time.
The music video for Molotov's title song, "Here comes the Mayo", includes outtakes from the film, including scenes deleted from the theatrical release. These scenes are also available on the official webpage.

Cameo 

Jorge Vergara:  President of Mexico during the wedding scene (only the back of his neck is shown).

Director Trademark 

Alfonso Cuarón:  [Long take]  Includes a long take of approximately 3 minutes, starting at 00:30:43.

Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Both boys' sex scenes with Luisa last exactly the same amount of time: 1 minute, 28 seconds.

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