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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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Cast

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Sofia
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Dr. Neil Gardner
Martita Roca ...
Monica
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Helen Bauman
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Frank Bauman
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Max (as Max Wolf Burkholder)
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Jesse
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George
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Zoe
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Mrs. Goldfarb
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Gwen
Ryan Armstrong ...
Ken
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Chaney
Scott Burkholder ...
Principal Jones (as Scott Burkeholder)
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Dr. Langdon
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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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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language including some sexual references
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Amor en alquiler  »

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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

[from trailer]
[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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My Heart Won't Say Goodbye
Performed by Martita Roca
Written by Alfredo Matheus
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Great movie for romantics
2 September 2005 | by (Plantation, FL, United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie as part of The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. Although the movie had many technical issues (e.g., the boom is visible in about 30% of the film), I was so won over by the storyline and the characters that I forgot about them. The difficulty of making a good romantic comedy is that the format is standardized (guy meets girl, guy loses girl, guy gets girl). Given that, it is probably a little harder to suspend disbelief for those that are not romantics themselves. I really enjoyed this movie and I recommend it for those that like their romantic comedies with a little bit of wit and intelligence.

Note: I hate to write reviews that boil down to, "People who like this sort of thing will like this.", but there it is.


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