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Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.

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Bruno Irizarry

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Bruno Irizarry
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lin-Manuel Miranda ... Raul
Jaime Camil ... Juan
Dayanara Torres ... Yolanda
Monica Steuer ... Rebeca
Mayra Matos Pérez Mayra Matos Pérez ... Maria Sanchez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victor Alicea Victor Alicea ... Husband
Marisé Alvarez ... Sara
Neville Archambault ... Scary Man
Davila Belkies Davila Belkies ... Lucia
Julitza Berberena ... Mourner
Rose Breedlove Rose Breedlove ... Secretary
Alexandria Carbone Alexandria Carbone ... Nancy (as Alexandra Carbone)
Iris Chacón Iris Chacón ... Santera
Loren Colon Loren Colon ... Cousin
Alfredo De Quesada ... Officer Ramírez
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Storyline

200 Cartas is a romantic comedy about the life of a Puerto Rican born in NY. One night, Raul meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting New York. The night of their encounter, something dramatic happens and they are suddenly separated. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl. This adventure will have him traveling around the island in search of his love. Written by Bruno Irizarry

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Puerto Rico | USA

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

12 September 2013 (Puerto Rico) See more »

Also Known As:

Looking for Maria Sanchez See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,733, 16 June 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,733, 16 June 2013
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Vanguardia Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Jaime Camil blew away the competition! There were over seventy actors auditioning for the role of Juan. Once the director saw his audition the search was done. See more »

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Referenced in Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual (2014) See more »

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Original Spanglish Romantic Comedy
10 September 2013 | by thomaspgSee all my reviews

Raul is an inspiring comic book writer, or as he refers a graphic novelist that is stuck writing his comics on how the superhero saves his kidnapped spouse. Looking for comfort and inspiration in a saloon, Raul suddenly thought he finally found the love of his live. Everything was going well until an alteration with a douchebag made his crush flee from the scene. With only her future location and her first and last name to pursue her, Maria Sanchez, Raul must overcome his fears and comfort zone in order to track her. A nuyorican that never visited Puerto Rico, he brings his womanizer sidekick Juan to the quest to seek Maria. Together they travel to Raul's motherland of Puerto Rico, and befriend two women (Yolanda and Rebecca) to help on their search. With 200 Maria Sanchez on the phone book, a determined Raul writes 200 letters to each one. Unexpectedly, he continues the adventure of the fantasy superhero from the moment the comic book left off.

Overall I enjoyed the film. It is an original and fresh romantic comedy that gives a lot laughs and wacky comedy. The movie is generally based in Puerto Rico with some breath taking sceneries and loony residents. But it is the main and supporting characters chemistry that wins you over. All four main characters are so different and yet they complement each other well. And Raul (Lin Manuel Miranda) is not only believable, his charms wins you over.

I'm sure the film will appeal to the Hispanic community, but I recommend the general viewer craving a few laughs to watch the comedy.


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