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Conversations with Mother (2004)

Conversaciones con mamá (original title)
Jaime has lost his job and has to provide for his wife, son and daughter. Pressured by this circumstances, he visits his mom, who lives in an apartment he owns, to ask her to move with him ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
China Zorrilla ...
Mamá
Eduardo Blanco ...
Jaime
Ulises Dumont ...
Gregorio
Silvina Bosco ...
Dorita
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Floria Bloise ...
Lucrecia
Nicolás Condito ...
Chico
Tito Mendoza ...
Enfermero
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Jaime has lost his job and has to provide for his wife, son and daughter. Pressured by this circumstances, he visits his mom, who lives in an apartment he owns, to ask her to move with him so he can sell the apartment. But she is not going to cooperate. And, to Jaime's surprise, she also has a boyfriend! Written by Romina Ferraro

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Que la ternura te toque el corazón. (Let the tenderness touch your heart)

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15 April 2004 (Argentina)  »

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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Gregorio: Come on, boy! Do your job and let me do mine!
Enfermero: And what's your job, grandpa?
Gregorio: My job? I'm an anarchist-retired! That's what I am!
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The best mother-son relationship drama in years
23 October 2004 | by (São Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This Argentinian film, currently in the international film festival circuit, is not-to-be-missed. It stars the 80 something year old South American diva of theater and cinema, China Zorrilla and Eduardo Blanco (of the 2001 Oscar-nominated hit "Son of the Bride"). A truly poignant story, it is nevertheless delivered with lots of humor - with the best exchange of one-liners between mother and son I can remember, making the film light and thoroughly enjoyable. There is not one dull moment, nor is there a climax. It is uniformly entertaining, thought-provoking, and emotional throughout. None of the corniness one would expect (I did) about the subject matter ever surfaces. It is fresh, delightful, and uplifting. If this film is not a 10, then there are no tens. Enjoy it.


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