Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by ... See full summary »
Luis Fernando Peña,
Sebastian is very lucky with women, going to parties and getting drunk every night. His mother asks him to change his way of life but he refuses to stop partying and meeting new women. One ... See full summary »
Four ambitious and beautiful young women. From four very different corners of Mexico. Just like hundreds of others, they are caught up in the frenzy that sweeps the nation when Alejandro ... See full summary »
Three women from different cities in Latin America, they simultaneously face the same challenge: an unexpected pregnancy. They do not know each other, but a golden and invisible thread ... See full summary »
Three novellas are connected by the character of Don Julio. The old man lives alone in a hacienda which is being absorbed by the huge Mexico City. Don Julio escapes from the surrounding ... See full summary »
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.,
A wonderful and unique take on a classic love story.
Amar a morir is an authentic love story set against the striking class structure of present day Mexico. Following a tragic accident, a young man Alejandro (José María de Tavira) rediscovers himself when he meets the beautiful Rosa (Martina García) whilst exiled in a picturesque Michoacán seaside village. Yet when he once again finds himself and his heart at the mercy of a corrupt community leader, who happens to be the local drug lord, his love- inspired fighting spirit shows us that great love defies all obstacles. The beautiful seaside setting adds to the spectacular cinematography that impressively romanticizes the simple way of life of the warm Michoacan people. First time director Fernando Lebrija further shows his promising ability by getting excellent performances out of his impressive cast. The writing cleverly develops deep and authentic back-stories for the characters that were required to engross us in the plight of all three main characters; the boy, the girl yet strikingly also that of the drug lord. It is a wonderful and heart touching portrayal of love and the obstacles we face in holding on to one so true. The memorable final act will move all those with a soft spot for great love to tears whilst at the least leaving a lasting impression on all. The love between Alejandro and Rosa shows what we all search for and seldom find; a love that is unquestioned by past, pain, sin, class and family.
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