In the devastated urban landscape of Mexico City, in the course of a day, the lives of a handful of characters intertwine.
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Malboro (as Demian Bichir)
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Cucú
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Elisa
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Senador García Luna
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Malboro and Cucu, the starring characters, are two brothers who split after the older one, Malboro, went to prison five years. One day he is set free, willing to return to his life. Cucu is the younger brother, who has become a boxer with possible success, if only the beater he keeps somewhere inside, didn't arise in the worst moments. The relationship between the two brothers is somehow ambiguous, there's something unclear that caused Malboro's arrest. To complete the triangle is Uncle Jesus who has been like a father to them; a retired boxer who's always thinking about his past. Sara is Malboro's great love, a woman full of shame and resented after almost leaving her whole life behind to follow Malboro, but he failed in their attempt to run away because that same night, he got arrested by Rojas. Rojas is Sara's husband, a police officer who hates Malboro and will do anything to get him out of his way. The morning in which the story begins Malboro and Cucú visit their mother and make... Written by ARGOS Cine

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Rated R for sexuality, language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »
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A typical Mexican movie.
22 January 2007 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

When i first watched the trailer i thought: "well, it might be worth watching it" due to Martha Higareda and Demián Bichir's acting. But i totally regret spending more than an hour watching an ordinary film. I'd really like and be glad to watch a Mexican movie with other topics, because you can always see the same in them: sex, poverty, (street)fights and drugs. Actually, there's no variety at all in Mexican movies. I'm not saying it doesn't have good ones, because it surely does. But all them talk about the same over and over again. One of the things i most dislike of this movie, is the ending, god, it could have been much better. I guess i'll start praying for Mexican movies with different themes to come out.


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