Genaro gets a job at a resort in hopes of marrying an American woman and moving to New York in search of a better life. He meets a tourist called Martha and everything seems going according to plan, until her boyfriend shows up.


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Cast overview:
Fausto Mata ...
Zdenka Kalina ...
Tony Pascual ...
Aquiles Correa ...
Nurin Sanlley ...
Massimo Borghetti ...
Giussepe (as Massimo Burgeti)
Alina Vargas ...
La Joven
Patricia Banks ...
Olga Bucarelli ...
Genaro's Mother
Miguel Lopez ...
Martha's Boyfriend


In Dominican Republic, the local Genaro works in a small family store and lives with his mother in a poor neighborhood. He is learning a couple of words in English and dreams on being a sanky-panky to get married to an American tourist to move to New York with a VISA and have a better life. He calls his friend Giussepe, who is the manager of a resort in Bávaro, and applies for a job position entertaining children but expecting to find a wealthy tourist. Genaro meets the gorgeous Martha, who has come from New Jersey with her fat aunts Dorothy and Helen, to forget her fiancé after calling off her wedding. Genaro calls his best friends, the womanizer Chelo and the gluttonous Carlitos, to date the aunts and live him alone with Martha. Martha only speak English and Genaro just know a couple of words in English, but everything works out the way he had schemed until the day Martha's boyfriend comes to the resort. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Comedy | Musical

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A very good Dominican film
8 February 2007 | by (Dominican Republic) – See all my reviews

Dominican cinema has been suffering from stupid humor scripts, bad picture, bad acting and on top bad planning.

This films proves us that Dominican's can do a good film, shoot pretty nice picture, act decently and write good simple scripts.

This film is a good taste of the country, showing us part of its current popular music, stars, hotels, beaches and others.

I saw it and enjoyed very much, in fact i was surprised with its quality, crystal shots, musical scenes and light comedy.

If you want to enjoy a nice comedy/musical picture this is it. It has a very fluid script, some real Dominican situation, and a good line. You will enjoy it.

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