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Sólo con Tu Pareja (1991)

Sólo con tu pareja (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 25 December 1992 (Mexico)
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A womanizer is falsely diagnosed with AIDS by a jealous lover and falls in love with a woman equally suicidal as he.

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Alfonso Cuarón

Writers:

Alfonso Cuarón (screenplay), Carlos Cuarón (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Giménez Cacho ... Tomás Tomás
Claudia Ramírez Claudia Ramírez ... Clarisa Negrete
Luis de Icaza Luis de Icaza ... Mateo Mateos
Astrid Hadad ... Teresa de Teresa
Dobrina Cristeva Dobrina Cristeva ... Silvia Silva (as Dobrina Liubomirova)
Isabel Benet ... Gloria Gold
Toshirô Hisaki Toshirô Hisaki ... Takeshi
Carlos Nakasone Carlos Nakasone ... Koyi
Ricardo Dalmacci ... Carlos
Claudia Fernández Claudia Fernández ... Lucía
Luz María Jerez ... Paola
Nevil Wilton Nevil Wilton ... Pasmal
John Keys John Keys ... Absolut Boozer
Raúl Valerio Raúl Valerio ... Guardian at Torre Latinoamericana
Monserrat Ontiveros ... Mrs. Panza
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Storyline

Yuppie and womanizer Tomas is caught in a trap when falsely diagnosed with A.I.D.S. by Silvia, a nurse who finds herself cheated by the young Casanova. Looking for a quick death (putting his head into a microwave oven) Tomas falls in love with Clarisa, a beautiful stewardess who is also suicidal because her boyfriend is having a love affair with a blonde stewardess from Continental Airlines. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish | English | Japanese | Latin

Release Date:

25 December 1992 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Sólo con Tu Pareja See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,921, 24 September 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,074, 1 October 2006
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #353. See more »

Quotes

Mateo Mateos: Audaces fortuna iuvat, man.
Tomás Tomás: Who taught you all that bullshit?
Mateo Mateos: The Jesuits. Why?
Tomás Tomás: Just Wondering.
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Small details are the reason why I love this movie
20 August 2012 | by alxbarraSee all my reviews

Solo Con Tu Pareja, one of the most original films ever made in Mexican cinema (along with Cronos). This might not be the best Mexican movie but al least is my favorite one, It's such a fun movie to watch. Lubenski's photography (as always) is great, the art direction is interesting and the actings are good. I admit this is not a perfect movie the climax is kind of dumb, but what can i say, there is something about this film that i just love. Maybe is the old stereotype that we mexicans do about ourselves.

Solo con tu pareja is a pornographic comedy that involves drunk Asian people, microwave suicide dogs, homemade jalapeños' slogan, little paper cones, suicide, and sex. Those little details are what i love about this movie, like Tomas running for the newspaper completely naked every morning.


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