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Los Chidos (2012)

The Gonzales family try hard to hold on to our beautiful Latino traditions of misogyny and homophobia when a tall, white, industrialist stranger appears, challenging their place in the exploitative food chain.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
María de Jesús Canales Ramírez María de Jesús Canales Ramírez ... Mama
Kim Stodel Kim Stodel ... El Extranjero
Maimuna Achleitner Jiménez Maimuna Achleitner Jiménez ... Abusada
Bruno Champiz Bruno Champiz ... Abusador
Cecilia Guitiérrez Cecilia Guitiérrez ... Hija
Erasmo Rodríguez Erasmo Rodríguez ... Hijo
Manuel Ramos Manuel Ramos ... Papa
Alejandro Rodríguez Alejandro Rodríguez ... Primo
Mónica Guzmán Mónica Guzmán ... Prima
Nomar Rizo ... Carnicero
Ethel Verduzco Ethel Verduzco ... Joven con Bebé
Anahí Melendez Anahí Melendez ... Mesera
Fernando Mánica Bustamante Fernando Mánica Bustamante ... Haji El Payaso
Carlos Om Carlos Om ... Hermano De Mesera
Cinthia Castro Rivas Cinthia Castro Rivas ... Abusador Transvesti


Set amid the noisy outskirts of some unnamed Mexican metropolis, Los Chidos tells the story of the Gonzales Family. Proprietors of a tire repair junkyard sandwiched between two busy freeways, the Gonzales clan's days are spent wallowing in lazy, mindless routine. When a confused American industrialist happens into the shop with a flat tire, the family's place in the shame-free food chain is called into question. A scenario unfolds whereby the pale stranger finds himself welcomed into their fold. He is soon infatuated with the newlywed bride of the family's neighbor. As a love blossoms, dark secrets begin emerging. Written by SK

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Release Date:

11 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

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2.35 : 1
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