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Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)

Doña Herlinda y su hijo (original title)
Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 4 April 1986 (USA)
Rodolfo (Trevino) is a young bachelor doctor who has a love affair with a younger music student, Ramon (Meza). When Rodolfo's mother begins to urge his son to get married, he quickly asks ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Arturo Meza Arturo Meza ... Ramón
Marco Treviño Marco Treviño ... Rodolfo (as Marco Antonio Treviño)
Guadalupe Del Toro Guadalupe Del Toro ... Doña Herlinda
Letícia Lupercio Letícia Lupercio ... Olga
Josefina González Josefina González
Lucha Villa ... Herself
Guillermina Alba Guillermina Alba ... Billy
Madres y Comadres Madres y Comadres ... Band in Chapala
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Storyline

Rodolfo (Trevino) is a young bachelor doctor who has a love affair with a younger music student, Ramon (Meza). When Rodolfo's mother begins to urge his son to get married, he quickly asks modern and open-mind Olga (Lupercio) to become his wife. Ramon is heart-broken, but Dona Herlinda (del Toro) has the final solution to make everybody happy: She asks Ramon to live with her, near by Rodolfo and Olga. Everybody together forever. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

4 April 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dona Herlinda and Her Son See more »

Filming Locations:

Chapála, Jalisco, Mexico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Clasa Films Mundiales See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Guadalupe del Toro was offered the role of Dona Herlinda in exchange for helping finance the movie. See more »

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Apedrea un gringo
Performed by Madres y Comadres
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A perfect description of latin attitude/hypocrisies towards male homosexuality
29 September 1998 | by OrsettoSee all my reviews

The movie is very funny and involving, but more than that. Showing how prehistorical and hypocrite may be the latin countries' attitude towards an effective, and paradoxical, way to cope with it. All winners and no loser. And -as in the real wold- the most "macho" of the characters appears to be the most passive one...


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