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Güeros (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 20 March 2015 (Mexico)
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Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.

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Alonso Ruizpalacios (screenplay), Gibrán Portela (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tenoch Huerta ... Sombra
Sebastián Aguirre ... Tomás
Ilse Salas ... Ana
Leonardo Ortizgris ... Santos
Raúl Briones Raúl Briones ... Furia
Laura Almela Laura Almela ... Isabel
Adrian Ladron ... Moco
Alicia Laguna Alicia Laguna ... Esperanza
Camila Lora Camila Lora ... Aurora
Sophie Alexander-Katz ... Mamá Joven
Alfonso Charpener Alfonso Charpener ... Epigmenio
Alonso Ruizpalacios ... Doctor Ibarra
Bernardo Velasco Bernardo Velasco ... Inciso B
Yojath Okamoto Yojath Okamoto ... Pichón (as Yojarth Okamoto Brambila)
Adolfo López Cruz Adolfo López Cruz ... Pedro (as Adolfo Cruz)
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Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 March 2015 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Gueros See more »

Filming Locations:

México City, Mexico See more »

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1.37 : 1
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Director Alonso Ruizpalacios admitted that when he handed the script to Tenoch Huerta he said "this is crap and you are making fun of the people in the strike". But a few days later Tenoch called him to ask how much they were paying and he accepted to play his part in the movie just for the money. See more »

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Estudio Op. 15, No 2 En Fa Mayor
Performed by Mauricio Nader
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
Recorded at Fonobox. Por estudios Transparent: Pablo Garibay and Mateo Barreiro
Courtesy of Postal Producciones, S.A. de C.V.
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aimless start turns into a meandering adventure
30 September 2016 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Sombra and Santos are aimless youths in Mexico City. There is a student strike at the University and the guys are striking against the strike. Sombra is surprised to find Tomás at his apartment. He's been sent there by their mother. Mexican rock musician Epigmenio Cruz is supposedly hospitalized and Tomás wants to visit him. The guys search for him and encounter a series of incidents.

The first forty minutes are aimless. It's a lazy hazy afternoon of nothing dramatic. It could be a lost start and then the road trip happens. The situations get more interesting. It's all in black and white. It has a dreamy quality. It has some compelling moments and an overall feel of adventure.


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