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Mosquita y Mari (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 22 January 2012 (USA)
After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

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Fenessa Pineda ...
Yolanda
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Mari
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Mr. Olveros
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Mrs. Olveros
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Mrs. Rodriguez
Marisela Uscanga ...
Vicky
Melissa Uscanga ...
Vero
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Mr. Galvez
Armando Cosio ...
Don Pedro
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Dona Herlinda
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Pablo
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Photoshop Owner
Samy Zaragoza ...
Olivia
Johnny Rios ...
Marlon
Annie McKnight ...
Security Guard
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After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

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Featured in The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2013) See more »

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Mi Corazon Es Para Ti
Written and performed by Raiz Organica
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Beautiful
12 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Very rarely does a film portray the confusing and beautiful moment of falling in love as a teenager. This story of a young girl called Yolanda, who finds herself learning to deal with her growing feelings toward her best friend Marie, is so accurate it can't help but to catapult you, as the viewer, back to your own moment in time when you had to deal with learning how to figure out feelings that go beyond just friendship. This film does it perfectly in the most subtle of ways. Beautiful film, beautiful story and beautiful acting. Especially good for any young questioning and/or LGB adults out there wanting characters or a story to relate to. I wish this film was around when I was a confused 15 year old girl, it would have given me hope.


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