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Young and Wild (2012) More at IMDbPro »Joven y alocada (original title)

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Young and Wild -- Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.
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Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony. | Add synopsis »
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Surprising, disturbing, dark. Worth watching! See more (8 total) »


  (in credits order)
Alicia Rodríguez ... Daniela Ramírez (as Alicia Luz Rodríguez)
Aline Küppenheim ... Teresa
María Gracia Omegna ... Antonia
Felipe Pinto ... Tomás
Alejandro Goic ... Raimundo Ramírez
Ingrid Isensee ... Isabel
Tomás de Pablo ... Cristóbal Ramírez
Pablo Krögh ... Josué
Hernán Lacalle ... Pastor Simón
Andrea García-Huidobro ... Julia Ramírez
Camila Hirane ... Barbage
Luis Gnecco ... Entrevistado

Catalina Saavedra ... Mujer Convertida
Moira Miller ... Patricia
Maria Olga Matte ... School Headmistress
Jesús Briceño ... Young Pastor
Franco Bardi ... Contest Kid 1
Luka Villalabeitía ... Contest Kid 2
Alex Rivera ... Rocker Pastor
Joris Noordenbos ... Pete Montana
Luciana Echeverría ... Hot Chick
Catalina Silva ... Hot Chick
Javiera Mena ... Javiera Mena
Catalina Jorquera ... Valentina
Macarena Neira ... Sofía
Pedro del Carril ... Boy 1
Martín Araya ... Boy 2
Vicente Schaerer ... Student 1
Felipe Álvarez ... Student 2
Catalina Prieto ... Student 3
Alfonso David ... Chico Ranura
Claudio Marín ... Liberating Pastor
Magdalena Max-Neef ... Exorcism Woman
Alex G. Hofmann ... Leader 1
Cristián Hidalgo ... Leader 2
Verónica Moraga ... Leader 3

Cristobal Tapia Montt ... Assistant to leader 1
Hugo Vásquez ... Assistant to leader 2
Franco Toledo ... Director's Assistant
Juan Carlos Cáceres ... Darío
Jorge Ramírez ... Moses Actor
María de la Luz Prat ... Actress 1
Pablo Vila ... Actor 1
Hernán Inostroza ... Elías
Francisca Díaz ... Gip Girl
Macarena Saquel ... Plantation Woman
José Luis Aguilera ... Plantation Man
Marco Antonio González ... Doctor
Marco Romero ... Man on the bus 1
Edinson Díaz ... Man on the bus 2
Otilio Castro ... Maiter
Luis Riveros ... Thug
Jorge Arecheta ... College Boy
Simone Mardones ... College Girl
Carlos Isensse ... College Profesor
Catalina Benítez ... Daniela as a girl
Valeria Gómez ... Julia as a girl
Marina Ubilla ... Betania as a girl
Darío Segui y su Banda ... Themeselves
Engranaje Jack ... Mrestlers
Daniel Galaz ... Referee
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergio Armstrong
Pedro Campos ... Blogger M.A.I
María de Los Ángeles García ... Pía

Directed by
Marialy Rivas 
Writing credits
Marialy Rivas  and
Pedro Peirano  and
Sebastián Sepúlveda  and
Camila Gutiérrez 

Produced by
Juan Ignacio Correa .... executive producer
Juan de Dios Larraín .... producer
Pablo Larraín .... producer
Cinematography by
Sergio Armstrong 
Film Editing by
Andrea Chignoli 
Sebastián Sepúlveda 
Casting by
Moira Miller 
Production Design by
Polin Garbizu 
Costume Design by
Elisa Hormazábal 
Production Management
Eduardo Castro .... production manager
Sound Department
Roberto Espinoza .... sound designer
Mauricio Molina .... sound mixer
Isaac Moreno .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Rodrigo Rojas Echaiz .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Sergio Armstrong .... camera operator
Gabriel Díaz .... director of photography: second unit
Pablo Martinez Lara .... focus puller
Pablo Larraín .... camera operator
Music Department
Juan Ignacio Correa .... music supervisor
Other crew
Cristian Echeverria .... post production
Alejandro Wise .... production assistant
Gael García Bernal .... the director wishes to thank
Sebastián Lelio .... the director wishes to thank
Nelly Martínez .... the director wishes to thank
Javiera Mena .... the director wishes to thank
Cristobal Tapia Montt .... the director wishes to thank
Patricio Rivas .... the director wishes to thank
Marcela Said .... the director wishes to thank
Vicente Sanfuentes .... the director wishes to thank
Andrés Wood .... the director wishes to thank
Antonia Zegers .... the director wishes to thank
Elisa Zulueta .... the director wishes to thank

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Also Known As:
"Joven y alocada" - Chile (original title)
"Young & Wild" - International (English title) (festival title)
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96 min
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Surprising, disturbing, dark. Worth watching!, 21 October 2014
Author: BlackRoseShelli from Pennsylvania, United States

This one was a surprise for me. I expect most foreign films to be good, but this one was really different, and make you really engage your brain. First of all, if you don't understand the language, you have to read subtitles, and there's such rapid dialogue, that you have to read fast or you'll miss out. Which means you tend to miss a bit of the visuals, but it can be done without missing too much.

As for the story, it's fascinating, and pretty disturbing, to see the lengths an evangelical family will go to try to keep their daughter from having sex. Let's just say "slut shaming" is taken to an extreme level in this family. You can feel the poor girl's angst; it's not pleasant.

This movie explores the darker side of growing up and trying to find one's place in the world. It's not for prudes or people afraid of human sexuality. 7/10 stars.

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