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How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 16 May 2008 (USA)
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Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.

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Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.

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Love and sex. Some things just get better with age.

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Rated R for sexual content and some language | See all certifications »

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$91,432 (USA) (16 May 2008)

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Life in small town Arizona through three generations of women!
18 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nice example of life in a small Arizona community before the influence of so many outsiders. Myself, growing up in a very similar community in southern Arizona was very familiar. They loneliness of being single and with a small pool of others in the same situation reminded me of my Mother ,sister and niece and what it was like for them. In a town of 212 people we often dated the same people,knew what everyone's business was and felt that a lot of relationships were incestuous,not in reality but because we grew up in a brotherly ,sisterly way since early childhood. The very girls I grew up with and thought of as sisters were my future dating partners. Just having someone there is a comfort especially as we get older. I think this explains why some stay in bad relationships,the fear of being alone. This film reminded me of my youth and it didn't matter that these were Hispanic women. I have found that economic ties bind you far more than racial ones. The movie was a little jerky and needed a better sound track but I liked it. I saw what must have been an autobiographical treatment for the director. Well done!


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