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Lola (1989)

Lola is a struggling saleswoman with problems, causing her to ask her mother to take care of her young daughter. With her husband in LA, she realizes how important life really is and being alone, she longs to have her daughter back.

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Credited cast:
Leticia Huijara ... Lola
Alejandra Cerrillo ... Ana (as Alejandra Vargas)
Martha Navarro ... Chelo
... Duende
Mauricio Rivera ... Omar
Javier Zaragoza ... Mario
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miguel Cervantes ... Bodyguard
Bárbara Córcega ... Mistress (as Barbara Corcega)
Rene Escandon ... Vendor
Fernando Garcia ... Vendor
Cheli Godínez ... Dora
Erando Gonzalez ... Manager
Lucia Ibarra ... Senora Escalera
Agueda Inchaustegul ... Viegita
Nicolas Lucero ... Nino
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Lola is a struggling saleswoman with problems, causing her to ask her mother to take care of her young daughter. With her husband in LA, she realizes how important life really is and being alone, she longs to have her daughter back.

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A Fine Movie, Unjustly Neglected.
17 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

It is too bad this fine Mexican movie has not gotten more attention in the U.S. It is a finely made study of parental conflict.

Set in Mexico City after the disastrous 1985 earthquake, "Lola" follows a young single mother's conflicted life with her five- year old daughter. Although Lola adores her child, she is trapped in a dire economic situation. She survives by participating in an illegal street vending business. And she seeks a life of pleasure, while at the same time she tries to fulfill her obligations to her child.

The actress who plays Lola is superb. She is the center of the movie and carries it brilliantly.

The DVD has an excellent Special Feature with the Director and actors that greatly helps in understanding the movie.

I got this movie at our library, but it is well worth purchasing as well.


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