MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,393 this week

Mosquita y Mari (2012)

 -  Drama  -  22 January 2012 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 369 users   Metascore: 66/100
Reviews: 5 user | 11 critic | 8 from Metacritic.com

After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $19.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 12 Jan 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 24 Jan 2012
 
a list of 5 titles
created 20 Dec 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 49 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Mosquita y Mari" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mosquita y Mari (2012)

Mosquita y Mari (2012) on IMDb 5.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mosquita y Mari.
5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Submerge (2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A Gen Y love story presented as a fetish sex drama, submerge explores the need of Gen Y for constant stimulation and instant gratification underpinned by a sense of entitlement. It pushes ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie O'Connor
Stars: Lily Hall, Christina Hallett, Kevin Dee
Finn's Girl (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's"... See full summary »

Directors: Dominique Cardona, Laurie Colbert
Stars: Brooke Johnson, Yanna McIntosh, Maya Ritter
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.

Director: Lisa Gornick
Stars: Harri Alexander, Birgitta Bernhard, Darren Black
Nighthawks (2009)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Lucille is a disillusioned vampire who is trying to hide her true nature from the younger woman she is dating. Things heat up considerably when her maker, Seth, shows up, displeased with ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Van Nuffel
Stars: Kirsten Pieters, Inge van Bruystegem, Valentijn Dhaenens
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Female authors gather at a small northern coastal retreat to work on their writing skills. A first-time guest who lives for the moment finds herself struggling with her sexuality after ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Conn
Stars: Trisha Todd, Karen Trumbo, Faith McDevitt
Mary Marie (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.

Director: Alexandra Roxo
Stars: Jon Boal, Michele Earnest, Bryce Fesser
Stud Life (2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

JJ is a 'Stud' Lesbian. Together with her best friend Seb, a gay pretty boy, they work as wedding photographers. When JJ falls in love with a beautiful diva, JJ and Seb's friendship is ... See full summary »

Director: Campbell Ex
Stars: T'Nia Miller, Kyle Treslove, Robyn Kerr
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Rachel flees NYC after another traumatic breakup and arrives at her parents' home in San Diego. They are adamant to see their wayward daughter settle down with a nice girl. Rachel goes on ... See full summary »

Director: Helen Lesnick
Stars: Helen Lesnick, Erica Shaffer, Arlene Golonka
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Throwaways follows straight-A and anything but straight Olivia on her quest to find a safe place to be herself. This showcases the tenuous nature of LGBT acceptance in the US as well as the comfort to be found in new friends and allies.

Director: Jessica King
Stars: Ashley Andersen, Hannah Aubry, Kristin Barnett
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Marie leaves home to study the piano at the conservatory in Lyons. Through lack of money, she is obliged to share an apartment with Emma, a friend of the family who has lived alone since ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Laloy
Stars: Judith Davis, Marc Chapiteau, Fabienne Babe
Mango Kiss (2004)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

"Mango Kiss" is a story about Lou whose world turns upside-down when she falls in love with her best friend Sassafras. They journey to San Francisco and stumble into the wild world of ... See full summary »

Director: Sascha Rice
Stars: Danièle Ferraro, Michelle Wolff, Sally Kirkland
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Annie, a happily married woman with a loving husband and daughter, joins her company's softball team and becomes good friends with her teammate, the openly gay Maggie. Much to Annie's ... See full summary »

Director: Kimberly K. Wilson
Stars: Amy Thiel, Joy Yandell, Adam Knox
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fenessa Pineda ...
Yolanda
...
Mari
...
Mr. Olveros
...
Mrs. Olveros
...
Mrs. Rodriguez
Marisela Uscanga ...
Vicky
Melissa Uscanga ...
Vero
...
Mr. Galvez
Armando Cosio ...
Don Pedro
...
Dona Herlinda
...
Pablo
...
Photoshop Owner
Samy Zaragoza ...
Olivia
Johnny Rios ...
Marlon
Annie McKnight ...
Security Guard
Edit

Storyline

After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

22 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Yolanda és Mari  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

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

Soundtracks

El Dia Previo
Written and performed by Algodón Egipcio
Courtesy of Lefse Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Tasteful and extremely well done movie
13 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Mosquita y Mari" is one of the best coming-of-age movies I have seen. The friendship that grows between the two main characters, Mosquita & Mari, feels so pure, so believable... Aurora Guerrero perfectly manages to transmit the audience the feelings the two girls are experiencing... and I also think she did a great job with the mothers of both girls. A mother myself, I see in those two characters pieces of real mothers I know... My favorite portrayal is Mosquita's mother and her unspoken frustration about those truncated dreams of her youth. Very little she says on that matter, but yet we can feel it completely.

The music and the photography in "Mosquita y Mari" are also remarkable. Aurora Guerrero does a fine job portraying the bi-cultural world of the characters. This movie is an exceptional addition to the Latino film scene and it is unquestionably a must-see.


12 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Do the girls in this movie eventually scissor? The_Gribbler
West Coast premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival 2012!C dopeysang
Discuss Mosquita y Mari (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?