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My Straight Son (2012)

Azul y no tan rosa (original title)
The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »

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Diego (as Guillermo García)
Ignacio Montes ...
Armando
Hilda Abrahamz ...
Delirio del Río
Carolina Torres ...
Perla Marina
Alexander Da Silva ...
Racso
Sócrates Serrano ...
Fabrizio
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Rocío
Beatriz Valdés ...
Estrellita
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Daniela Alvarado ...
Patricia
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Kevin
Aroldo Betancourt ...
Luis Fernando
William Goite ...
Elvys
Ivan Gonzalez Roa ...
Paquito
Juan Carlos Lares ...
Cristóbal
Diego Armando Salazar ...
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The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in a coma. Unexpectedly, and right at this terrible time, Diego must take care of his son, Armando. Now, both of them have to adapt to each other; Armando to the unknown, homosexual world of his father, and Diego to the closed attitude of his teenage son. Written by Miguel Ferrari

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Venezuelan actress Arlette Torres, a resident of Madrid, took Japanese lessons before shooting began to play the role of Valentina. See more »

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Simply beautiful
5 July 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A beautiful film from Venezuela. The title actually translates as "Blue and Not So Pink," but has been dumbed down to "My Straight Son." The movie is an exploration of things we wish were different and how we deal with them - be they the tragedies of life, first love, gender identity, physical appearance, bad relationships, or self-confidence. Every character offers a different element that they struggle with and their own unique solution. The film wraps it up in wonderful, believable relationships and intelligent dialogue. The plot takes you a bit all over the place, but the story never looses your attention. The actors are all uniformly brilliant and the emotion is genuine. Courageous and heartwarming, this is meaningful work and well worth anyone's time. One of my favourites.


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