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Abel (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  4 March 2011 (USA)
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About a peculiar young boy who, as he blurs reality and fantasy, takes over the responsibilities of a family man in his father's absence.

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Christopher Ruíz-Esparza ...
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Cecilia
Carlos Aragón ...
Dr. Monárrez
Gerardo Ruíz-Esparza ...
Geraldine Alejandra ...
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Gabino Rodríguez ...
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Lucero Trejo ...
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Maria Elena Cervantes ...
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Marcela Ruiz Esparza ...
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Úrsula Pruneda ...
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Norma Angélica ...
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Mauricio Isaac ...
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About a peculiar young boy who, as he blurs reality and fantasy, takes over the responsibilities of a family man in his father's absence.

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Anselmo says he got his pickup truck from the United States (and it has Texas license plates) but the 4-door Ford Ranger Crew Cab was never sold in the US. See more »

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It's a good film but not excellent
15 August 2010 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Diego Luna's first film is a good movie about a kid with a mental disorder. The boy named Abel (Christhoper Ruiz Esparza) is the main character in this story about a middle-class Mexican family. This boy take the place of his father (nobody known about him by 2 years)trying to fill out the space at the father in the lives of his brothers. This movie has drama and comedy in an interesting mix. Jose Maria Yazpick (Anselmo's character)deserves a special mention, very good actor. The movie change from drama at beginning, comedy in the middle and return to drama. This is a god film but needs more punch at end to become a great, I noted that Luna needed more experienced to make it an extraordinary movie.


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