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Güeros (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 20 March 2015 (Mexico)
Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.


(as Alonso Ruiz Palacios)


(screenplay) (as Alonso Ruiz Palacios), (screenplay)

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Leonardo Ortizgris ...
Raúl Briones ...
Laura Almela ...
Adrian Ladron ...
Camila Lora ...
Alfonso Charpener ...
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Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.

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Estudio (Tres Nocturnos) Op. 15, N.º 2 en Fa sostenido mayor
Composed by (Compositor): Frédéric Chopin
Performed by (Interpretada por): Mauricio Nader
Recorded at (Grabado en): Fonobox. Por estudios Transparent: Pablo Garibay and Mateo Barreiro
Courtesy of (Cortesía): Postal Producciones, S.A. de C.V.
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aimless start turns into a meandering adventure
30 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

Sombra and Santos are aimless youths in Mexico City. There is a student strike at the University and the guys are striking against the strike. Sombra is surprised to find Tomás at his apartment. He's been sent there by their mother. Mexican rock musician Epigmenio Cruz is supposedly hospitalized and Tomás wants to visit him. The guys search for him and encounter a series of incidents.

The first forty minutes are aimless. It's a lazy hazy afternoon of nothing dramatic. It could be a lost start and then the road trip happens. The situations get more interesting. It's all in black and white. It has a dreamy quality. It has some compelling moments and an overall feel of adventure.

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