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Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
José Luis García Pérez ...
Pedro
David Castillo ...
Bernardo
Empar Ferrer ...
Dª Teresa
Elvira Lindo ...
Violeta
Arno Chevrier ...
Manuel
Mario Arias ...
Javi
Josele Román ...
Gloria
Diana Cerezo ...
Lola
Daniel Llobregat ...
Bernardo 14 años
Juanma Lara ...
Aitor
Jorge Calvo ...
Antonio
Josep Tomàs ...
Juan Carlos (as Josep Tomás)
Juanjo Martínez ...
Iván
Ramón Ramos ...
Ricardo
Patxi Uribarren ...
Quique
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Storyline

Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, however, Pedro turns to his friends for guidance as he and 9-year-old Bernardo begin to forge a household together. Written by Anonymous

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Parenthood is about to get a little hairer

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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27 February 2004 (Spain)  »

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Bear Cub  »

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Opening Weekend:

$8,002 (USA) (5 November 2004)

Gross:

$96,263 (USA) (11 March 2005)
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Trivia

The scenes shot at the fairground were actually filmed by Jose Luis Garcia Perez. See more »

Quotes

Bernardo: Uncle?
Pedro: What?
Bernardo: When my mother left me here, I didn't want to stay with you.
Pedro: I didn't want you here either, can you believe that?
Bernardo: Now I love you a lot.
Pedro: I love you more.
Bernardo: I love you a lot...
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References Two Rode Together (1961) See more »

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Dance with Me
Written by Juanjo Aranda, Pedro San Narciso and Hada Guidris
Performed by Zolsm
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Very good, and very true to life of the bear community
28 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a young,gay, cub myself. I could relate to this movie. A lot. Though I have never been in a father figure situation, I do consider myself part of the community in a big way. The bear life is not all about sex, drugs, and alcohol, but mostly about friendship. Most guys who are bears, or enjoy being around bears, is because of the fact that bears are not phony or stuck up, like the stereotypical gay male.

But this movie, besides the fact that the lead actor and the boy did an amazing job, I feel that it should show more of how bear friends really are. The part where they had a surprise party, made me realize what it's like when I go to bear parties like that. Everyone is friendly and we all take care of each other. I think there should be more movies like this that shows gay men in this aspect. We're not all like the guys on Queer as Folk or Will and Grace.

But in my opinion I think the director did a great job in focusing on the main aspect: The Boy. And he did it well. But this is only the beginning of something great for us bears out there. And hopefully America will make a movie similar to this or a movie that somewhat shows gay life as not so campy and dramatic. Thank you for this movie, it needed to be made.

9/10


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