Tells the story of Sofia (Angie Cepeda), a Colombian college student struggling with immigration issues in LA, who accepts a $50,000 offer to rent her body and soul and become a surrogate mother to a wealthy couple.

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Tells the story of Sofia (Angie Cepeda), a Colombian college student struggling with immigration issues in LA, who accepts a $50,000 offer to rent her body and soul and become a surrogate mother to a wealthy couple.

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Would you rent your body and soul for $50,000?

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Rated R for language including some sexual references
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Martita Roca was first cast to play the leading role of Sofia, but then producers thought she would be better as Monica, Sofia's cousin. See more »

Quotes

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[Monica places a condom in his shirt]
Monica Garcia: This is just in case you miraculously manage to utter something remotely intelligent.
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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Gracias A Ti
Performed by Martita Roca
Written by Miguel A. Villagran
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Surprisingly kind of great for what should be a bland rom-com
2 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Its strange because much about this movie is kind of cliché and at times it had a strange awkwardness or amateurish feeling.

And yet, Angie Cepada is so strikingly beautiful, and at the same time so natural in her acting, that the film is a continual pleasure to watch. When she smiles it has all the warmth of someone you know. you just can't help falling in love with her.

Also, the film is interspersed with scenes that are very well done and outside the usual genre of romantic comedy, incorporating an off-beat humor that is at once silly and quite smart, because it captures the awkwardness of social interaction so well.

Even though at times it has an intelligent indie quality to it, it is still ultimately a predictable sappy romantic comedy about motherhood and family. If you expect nothing more it may surprise you though...I couldn't tear myself away.


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