A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The ... See full summary »
John Patrick Amedori,
Jasmine Jessica Anthony
Saima is a second-generation East Indian-American, living in Austin, Texas, along with her dad, mom, and brother, Dev. Her dad considers her an old maid and wants her to get married to ... See full summary »
Darren Giles has lost his college scholarship, can't work up the courage to ask out the girl of his dreams and doesn't have the cash to stay in college another semester. Unless he can ... See full summary »
San wonders why he's dating the cute white girl. Rick can't deal with lesbians and wonders why he can't be an English major. Judy just wonders where the next party is. And Tonisha wonders ... See full summary »
Delight movie about love, music, and Mexican culture
This film fits under the genre of whimsy. What makes it good is its appeal to the senses through Mexican culture. John Leguizamo excels in the part of Antonio: a struggling musician with an irrepressible spirit. Generally it is a well cast film. The music is good overall: some songs are truly excellent making up for one or two exceptions. Unexpected humor at times makes this an uplifting little romance and the charm of the film overcomes any moments that may seem a bit contrived. Visually it succeeds in capturing Mexican art and culture and explores a gentler, more optimistic side of Mexican culture that has not been brought out in other films. This is an enjoyable film well suited to uplifting a dreary afternoon. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys music or Hispanic culture.
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