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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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Miguel Albaladejo
4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | French

Release Date:

27 February 2004 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Bear Cub See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The scenes shot at the fairground were actually filmed by Jose Luis Garcia Perez. 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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Alternate Versions

The unedited version was shown at various film festivals. An edited version of the movie is in general release in the U.S. See more »

Connections

References Two Rode Together (1961) See more »

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Knuf
Written by David Nicolau Gironés
Performed by An Der Beat
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Very good, and very true to life of the bear community
28 February 2005 | by cubearcubSee all my reviews

As a young,gay, cub myself. I could relate to this movie. A lot. Though I have never been in a father figure situation, I do consider myself part of the community in a big way. The bear life is not all about sex, drugs, and alcohol, but mostly about friendship. Most guys who are bears, or enjoy being around bears, is because of the fact that bears are not phony or stuck up, like the stereotypical gay male.

But this movie, besides the fact that the lead actor and the boy did an amazing job, I feel that it should show more of how bear friends really are. The part where they had a surprise party, made me realize what it's like when I go to bear parties like that. Everyone is friendly and we all take care of each other. I think there should be more movies like this that shows gay men in this aspect. We're not all like the guys on Queer as Folk or Will and Grace.

But in my opinion I think the director did a great job in focusing on the main aspect: The Boy. And he did it well. But this is only the beginning of something great for us bears out there. And hopefully America will make a movie similar to this or a movie that somewhat shows gay life as not so campy and dramatic. Thank you for this movie, it needed to be made.

9/10


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