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Cachorro (2004)

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Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Pedro
David Castillo ... Bernardo
Empar Ferrer ... Dª Teresa
Elvira Lindo ... Violeta
Arno Chevrier ... Manuel
Mario Arias ... Javi
... Gloria
Diana Cerezo ... Lola
Daniel Llobregat ... Bernardo 14 años
Juanma Lara ... Aitor
... Antonio
Josep Tomàs ... Juan Carlos (as Josep Tomás)
Juanjo Martínez ... Iván
Ramón Ramos ... Ricardo
Patxi Uribarren ... Quique
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Storyline

Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, however, Pedro turns to his friends for guidance as he and 9-year-old Bernardo begin to forge a household together. Written by Anonymous

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Parenthood is about to get a little hairer

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 February 2004 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Bear Cub  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€84,410 (Spain), 29 February 2004, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,002, 7 November 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$96,263, 13 March 2005
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Spanish title "Cachorro" literally translates as "puppy", "pup" or "cub". See more »

Quotes

Bernardo: Uncle?
Pedro: What?
Bernardo: When my mother left me here, I didn't want to stay with you.
Pedro: I didn't want you here either, can you believe that?
Bernardo: Now I love you a lot.
Pedro: I love you more.
Bernardo: I love you a lot...
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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Me odio cuando miento
Lyrics by Luis Prósper, Alaska (as Olvido Gara) and Nacho Canut (as Ignacio Canut)
Music by Luis Prósper
Performed by Fangoria
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Gay man takes responsibility for his nephew's care.
30 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to see a sold-out showing of this movie during the Rochester Image Out Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and I recently watched it again on DVD. It is a moving story of a defiantly single gay man who becomes the guardian of his nephew. His apprehension at taking care of his nephew dissolves when he is forced to make some difficult choices. There are many tender moments in the film, and it is surprisingly funny. Some of the content has been edited for the DVD, but most of the cut scenes are included as extras. One of the aspects that should be mentioned is that the lead character and his friends are part of the gay sub-culture known as "bears." This group represents many of the gay men who do not fit into the gay image that is often presented in film. No one is young, thin, and without facial hair except for the nephew, sister, and grandmother. The movie provides a frank and honest view of the bear community, as well as a realistic portrayal of defining a family under unusual circumstances.


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