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My Straight Son (2012)

Azul y no tan rosa (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 27 November 2012 (Venezuela)
The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »

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Miguel Ferrari

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Miguel Ferrari
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Cast

Credited cast:
Guillermo Garcia ... Diego (as Guillermo García)
Ignacio Montes ... Armando
Hilda Abrahamz Hilda Abrahamz ... Delirio del Río
Carolina Torres Carolina Torres ... Perla Marina
Alexander Da Silva ... Racso
Sócrates Serrano Sócrates Serrano ... Fabrizio
Elba Escobar ... Rocío
Beatriz Valdés Beatriz Valdés ... Estrellita
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniela Alvarado Daniela Alvarado ... Patricia
Mauricio Gomez Amoretti Mauricio Gomez Amoretti ... Kevin
Aroldo Betancourt Aroldo Betancourt ... Luis Fernando
William Goite William Goite ... Elvys
Ivan Gonzalez Roa Ivan Gonzalez Roa ... Paquito
Juan Carlos Lares Juan Carlos Lares ... Cristóbal
Diego Armando Salazar Diego Armando Salazar ... Obstetra
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The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in a coma. Unexpectedly, and right at this terrible time, Diego must take care of his son, Armando. Now, both of them have to adapt to each other; Armando to the unknown, homosexual world of his father, and Diego to the closed attitude of his teenage son. Written by Miguel Ferrari

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Venezuela | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 November 2012 (Venezuela) See more »

Also Known As:

My Straight Son See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Actors Guillermo Garcia, Ignacio Montes, Hilda Abrahamz, Carolina Torres and Aroldo Betancourt went through intensive training in tango dancing before shooting the film. See more »

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References Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) See more »

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Simply beautiful
5 July 2015 | by chrisroberts-5See all my reviews

A beautiful film from Venezuela. The title actually translates as "Blue and Not So Pink," but has been dumbed down to "My Straight Son." The movie is an exploration of things we wish were different and how we deal with them - be they the tragedies of life, first love, gender identity, physical appearance, bad relationships, or self-confidence. Every character offers a different element that they struggle with and their own unique solution. The film wraps it up in wonderful, believable relationships and intelligent dialogue. The plot takes you a bit all over the place, but the story never looses your attention. The actors are all uniformly brilliant and the emotion is genuine. Courageous and heartwarming, this is meaningful work and well worth anyone's time. One of my favourites.


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