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From Prada to Nada -- Nora and Mary are spoiled sisters living the good life in Beverly Hills until their loving father unexpectedly dies. Forced to live with an estranged aunt in East LA, the young women learn to connect with their roots in this hilarious romantic-comedy.
From Prada to Nada --  	A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.
From Prada to Nada -- Clip: Bruno Defends Mary
From Prada to Nada -- Interview: "Wilmer Valderrama On What Attracted Him To The Film"
From Prada to Nada -- Clip: Nora And Edward At The Party


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Writers (WGA):
Fina Torres (screenplay) &
Luis Alfaro (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
28 January 2011 (USA) See more »
A Riches to Rags Story See more »
A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Camilla Belle ... Nora Dominguez

Alexa PenaVega ... Mary Dominguez (as Alexa Vega)
Tina French ... Old Librarian

Luis Rosales ... Juanito
Pablo Martínez de Velasco ... Pablo the Gardener
Alexis Ayala ... Gabriel Dominguez Sr.
Norma Reyna ... Carmina

Adriana Barraza ... Aurelia Jimenez
Catalina López ... Trinita
José María Negri ... Benjamin Kerensky

Mario Zaragoza ... Federico

Pablo Cruz ... Gabriel Dominguez Jr.

April Bowlby ... Olivia

Nicholas D'Agosto ... Edward Ferris

Begoña Narváez ... Carry Sullivan
Ernesto Arizpe ... Bad Guy 1
Diego Mejía ... Bad Guy 2
Bernardo Leal ... Bad Guy 3

Wilmer Valderrama ... Bruno
Joana Brito ... Comadre 1
Liliana Cruz ... Comadre 2

Romina Peniche ... Rosita
Adriana Morales ... Chola Leader
Nydia Torres ... Chola
Petty Maldonado ... Lupe
Jaime Aleman ... Car Buyer
Susana Contreras ... Elderly Janitor
Aldonza Vélez ... Angelica Ramirez
Oliverio Gareli ... Marco Antonio Ramirez
Geraldine Zinat ... Receptionist
Susana Altamirano ... Cubicle Head
Harry Porter ... Professor Smith

Kuno Becker ... Rodrigo Fuentes

Diana Bovio ... Classmate

Karla Souza ... Lucy
Antonio Gonzalez ... Contractor
Alex Garcia ... Max Schoeder
Greg Lucas ... Richard Pinter
Rosa Maria Soria ... Maria Ramirez
Lorena Martínez ... Rosalita Ramirez
Nydia García ... Esperanza Ramirez

Leticia Fabián ... Natalia
Tomas Montemayor ... Neighbor Boy
Ersin Pertan ... Salesman

Alexander Aguila ... Store Guard
Matias Gomez ... Salsa Band: Piano
Carlos Garza ... Salsa Band: Trumpet
Tony Aguilera ... Salsa Band: Percussion
Julian Villareal ... Salsa Band: Bass
Pavel Cal ... Salsa Band: Guitar
Poncho Herrera ... Salsa Band: Voice
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Monica Burnes ... Nurse (uncredited)
Brenda Marsella ... Carmen (uncredited)
Gishel Rafael ... Camilla (uncredited)
David Szy ... Fiesta Guest (uncredited)

Directed by
Angel Gracia 
Writing credits
Fina Torres (screenplay) &
Luis Alfaro (screenplay) and
Craig Fernandez (screenplay)

Jane Austen (novel "Sense and Sensibility")

Produced by
Rossana Arau .... producer
Deborah Del Prete .... executive producer
Lisa Ellzey .... producer
Gary Gilbert .... producer
Bill Lischak .... executive producer (as William Lischak)
Linda McDonough .... producer
James M. McNamara .... executive producer
Ben Odell .... executive producer (as Benjamin Odell)
Fernando Perez Gavilan .... executive producer (as Fernando Pérez Gavillan M.)
Gigi Pritzker .... producer
Chris Ranta .... line producer
Original Music by
Heitor Pereira 
Cinematography by
Héctor Ortega 
Film Editing by
Brad McLaughlin 
Casting by
Raúl Simancas 
Production Design by
Anthony Stabley 
Art Direction by
Ricardo Davila 
Carlos Lagunas (supervising art director)
Set Decoration by
Aida Rodriguez 
Makeup Department
Maria Francisca Marquez .... assistant makeup artist
Julie Rea .... key hair stylist: Los Angeles
Julie Rea .... key makeup artist: Los Angeles
Carla Tinoco .... key makeup artist
Gabriela Zarate .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Cristopher 'Choke' Correa .... unit production manager
Rubén Montedónico .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jose Miguel Hiriart .... second second assistant director
Juan Obregon .... first assistant director
Ismael Rodriguez III .... second assistant director (as Ismael Rodríguez)
Art Department
Alma Aragon .... art department coordinator
Cindy Arreola .... junior draftsperson
Leonardo Arvisu .... carpenter
Simon Arvisu .... carpenter
Geoffrey Brown .... art department researcher
Rosa Elia Carrillo .... set designer
Gilberto Cortes .... property master
Efren De La Torre .... illustrator
Jose Carlos Diaz .... set dresser
Antonio Duran .... muralist
Hiram Felipe .... set dresser
Luis Franco .... set designer
Victor Alejandro Garcia .... illustrator
Gustavo Gonzalez .... set dresser
Tomas Guerina .... muralist
Luis Enrique Hernandez .... lead foreman
Isauro Hizar .... muralist
Luis Rojas Luino .... assistant set decorator
Luis Fernándo López .... leadman
Ricardo Mendez .... carpenter
Hernan Moran .... muralist
Jose Luis Moran .... painter
Sergio Arturo Moreno .... illustrator
Garina Morán .... lead scenic
Garina Morán .... muralist
Garina Morán .... scenic paint foreman
Marco Antonio Palma .... construction coordinator
Manuel Reséndiz .... set dresser
Melissa Rodriguez .... illustrator
Pablo Garza Segovia .... assistant property master
Cesar Antonio Solis .... set dresser
Vanessa Soto .... props
Diego Suárez Groult .... on-set dresser
Barbara Garza Talavera .... set decoration assistant
Arturo Okinawa Vazquez .... set dresser
Richard Velasquez .... carpenter
Victor Vázquez .... set dresser
Sound Department
Michael J. Anastasi .... supervising sound designer
Dhyana Carlton-Tims .... supervising adr editor
Dhyana Carlton-Tims .... supervising dialogue & adr editor
Nash Cubero Jr. .... foley editor
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Derek Deitz .... assistant sound editor
Angela Hemingway .... dialogue editor
Jesse David Ing .... additional sound mixer (as Jesse Ing)
Zach Michaelis .... foley mixer
Andres Moreno .... sound mixer
Lenin Rojo .... additional adr recordist
Chris Terhune .... assistant sound editor
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Daniel Cordero .... special effects supervisor
Daniel Cordero .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Jonathan Bourgoine .... visual effects producer: Nitrous Visual Effects
Daniel Hawley .... data wrangler
Geoff Leavitt .... visual effects producer
Geoff Leavitt .... visual effects supervisor
Joseph A. Spano III .... digital compositor
Matt DiNardo .... compositor (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jayson Crothers .... director of photography: LA unit
Isaiah Fortajada .... assistant camera: LA Unit
Jovany Garcia .... dolly grip
Rodolfo Hernández .... gaffer
Víctor Hernández .... first assistant camera
Jason Oldak .... additional photography: LA Unit
Felipe Perez-Burchard .... digital imaging technician
Javier Silvestre .... assistant camera
Animation Department
Nathan Morse .... end title graphics
Casting Department
Toby Guidry .... casting associate
Pauline Ocon .... additional casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Genoveva Baldera .... seamstress
Naomi Crespo .... wardrobe
Rosa Maria Gonzalez .... seamstress
Editorial Department
Karlo Babakhanian .... iq artist
Shawna Callahan .... consulting editor
Gregg Garvin .... digital intermediate colorist
John David Moffat .... assistant editor
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
Music Department
Benoit Grey .... synthesizer orchestrator
Daniel Hubbert .... music supervisor (as Dan Hubbert)
Zach Lemmon .... synthesizer orchestrator
Andrea von Foerster .... music supervisor
Sebastian Zuleta .... music technical engineer
Transportation Department
Gilberto Pulido .... picture car coordinator
Other crew
Andrea Araiz .... apoc & travel coordinator
Elizabeth Ayala .... production assistant
Denise Blasor .... ADR
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
Polo Del Real .... assistant: Ms. McDonough (as Leopoldo Del Real)
Hajime Espinosa .... script supervisor
Tal Fiala .... account executive
Georgina .... production assistant
Tom Just .... legal affairs
Aaron Michiel .... executive vice president, business & legal affairs, OddLot Entertainment
Carlos Moreno Jr. .... adr voice
Norberto Nava .... security coordinator
Alex Plapinger .... assistant: Ms. Ellzey
Marcelo Quinones .... assistant: Mr. Garcia
Gabriel Ramírez .... location assistant
John Rhodes .... assistant: Ms. McDonough
Alfredo Ríos .... production assistant
Horacio Sandoval .... locations manager
Craig A. Thompson .... assistant: Ms. McDonough (as Craig Thompson)
Efrén Valladares .... production coordinator
Aldonza Vélez .... assistant: Ms. Arau (as Aldonza Velez)
Ryan Wickers .... assistant: Ms. Ellzey
Lavinia Zetina .... production accountant
Judith Monroy .... special thanks
Mario Montes .... thanks: picture car owner
Bernadette Rivero .... special thanks
Ed Rivero .... special thanks
Kerry Rock .... special thanks

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Rated PG-13 for brief drug use and a sexual situation
USA:107 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Both of Camilla Belle and Alexa Vega had to get dark spary on tan to make them look a bit more MexicanSee more »
Continuity: In the scene where Mary has entered the house of Bruno and stands in front of the painting that he made, she hears Bruno's voice and gets closer to the open doors to look what's going on, one can clearly see that the cast around her neck is missing, yet when she rolls out towards the garden, she's wearing the cast again.See more »
Mary Dominguez:Who is he?
Carry Sullivan:I heard his father is an ambassador to one of those countries with fruit flies.
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Movie Connections:
References Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)See more »
Katie's RainbowSee more »


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32 out of 47 people found the following review useful.
A warm funny movie, 29 January 2011
Author: buzzbruin from United States

I knew very little about this film I liked the title, and so the wife and I went to see it on a lark. I knew none of the actors nor anything about the director and it added to my pleasure because I saw it open-minded and my opinion was not affected by users or media critics, This was a realistic comedy in the rom-com sense. Unlike the usual Rom-Com Hollywood crap (staring jenniferAniston, this had romance but emphasized relationships and family values.It deals with education ambition and obstacles for bettering their lives, Everyone seemed real and life like. I cared a great deal about all of the people involved and what happens to them. Every actor in it were superb. They felt like real people. It had some gentle humor regarding immigrants coming to America and the main start was when 2 young women had to return to the barrio and learn how it is to be part of the working class. I loved it see it!!

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