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Mosquita y Mari (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 22 January 2012 (USA)
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After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

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Aurora Guerrero

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Aurora Guerrero
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fenessa Pineda ... Yolanda
Venecia Troncoso ... Mari
Joaquín Garrido ... Mr. Olveros
Laura Patalano ... Mrs. Olveros
Dulce Maria Solis Dulce Maria Solis ... Mrs. Rodriguez
Marisela Uscanga Marisela Uscanga ... Vicky
Melissa Uscanga Melissa Uscanga ... Vero
Omar Leyva ... Mr. Galvez
Armando Cosio Armando Cosio ... Don Pedro
Tonita Castro ... Dona Herlinda
Paul Alayo ... Pablo
Virginia Montero ... Photoshop Owner
Samy Zaragoza Samy Zaragoza ... Olivia
Johnny Rios Johnny Rios ... Marlon
Annie McKnight ... Security Guard
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After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

22 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Yolanda és Mari See more »

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Color
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Featured in The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2013) See more »

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El Dia Previo
Written and performed by Algodón Egipcio
Courtesy of Lefse Records
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Yearning
30 August 2013 | by DiscoVinylSee all my reviews

This film perfectly depicted the confusion and desire of two teenage lesbians. The way it begins and flows is so real and subtle. The acting, particularly of the two young girls is really well done. I enjoyed this film and am very glad I stumbled upon it.

With all the talk in political circles about immigration it was very pleasant to see a portrayal of some very good solid loving Mexican families. Films like this are important to expand peoples at times stereotypical views.

The use of music is very effective and pleasurable throughout the film.

It was also not a typical portrayal of young lesbian love. The girls seem to not really understand what is happening to them and the film does a lovely job at keeping their characters devoted friends and not just objects of lust. In fact it keeps you wondering if this love will remain unrequited?


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