Up 6,204 this week

Year of the Nail (2007)
"Año uña" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  February 2008 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 260 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 10 critic

A love story between a Mexican teenager and an older American woman who meet one summer in Mexico.



Watch Trailer
0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1834 titles
created 05 Jan 2011
a list of 250 titles
created 10 Mar 2011
a list of 19 titles
created 19 Jul 2011
a list of 22 titles
created 9 months ago
a list of 159 titles
created 3 months ago

Search for "Año uña" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Year of the Nail (2007)

Year of the Nail (2007) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Year of the Nail.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Eireann Harper ...
Michele Alban ...
Grandma Michele
Cristina Orozco ...
Grandma Cristina
Mariana Elizondo ...
Pia Elizondo ...
Emilia Garcia ...
Mateo Garcia ...
Jeronimo Garcia ...
Paulina Lavista ...
Grandpa's Wife
Pablo Elizondo ...
Katie Hegarty ...
Max Shmookler ...
Molly's Boyfriend
Additional Voices
David Lida ...
Additional Voices


A love story between a Mexican teenager and an older American woman who meet one summer in Mexico.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Drama | Romance


See all certifications »

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:




Release Date:

February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Año uña  »

Box Office


$8,000 (estimated)

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The only thing of merit to this film is the concept
14 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really expected to like this film. I love a lot of foreign cinema; I have a real soft spot for coming-of-age movies; I enjoy slower paced storytelling; and I'm happy to spend time with interesting characters even when there's not a lot happening in a film.

...But I only managed to sit through half of this before I just got so frustrated with it I had to turn it off.

I know that only sitting through half of it doesn't really qualify me to pass comment on the film as a whole, but what I saw was so incredibly tedious that I couldn't bring myself to watch the rest of it. The voice acting was unconvincing, the characters were two dimensional - and not especially likable - and I have to disagree with the other people who have commented and say that I didn't even find the photography especially impressive.

As a project, compiling a year or so of photographs into a sequence that could be presented as a narrative is quite an interesting idea, and this could have been quite a sweet short film. However, there were points where the story that had been attached to the images seemed so lazy and simplistic (it reminded me of Christine Jesperson's art projects in 'Me And You And Everyone We Know' in places), that the final product didn't fulfil it's potential. And I just don't think there was enough to it to justify a feature-length run time.

If you haven't seen the film already, some alternatives I would recommend seeing instead are 'How The Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer', 'Duck Season' and 'XXY'.

3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'an older American woman'? bluepaperflower
Were the actors who narrated the story the same people we saw on screen? clive-ihd
Collecting some of the press menthapiperita
Why was the first segment of the film in black and white but the rest in clive-ihd
Discuss Year of the Nail (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: