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Jess & James (2015)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 17 August 2017 (Argentina)
Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martín Karich Martín Karich ... Gerónimo / Jess
Nicolás Romeo Nicolás Romeo ... James
Federico Fontán Federico Fontán ... Tomás
Alejandro Paker Alejandro Paker ... Horace
Nahuel Mutti Nahuel Mutti ... Pedro
Denise Yañez Denise Yañez ... Mimí
Umbra Colombo Umbra Colombo ... James' Mother
Mónica Trejo Mónica Trejo ... Mónica
Uky Suescun Uky Suescun ... Sra. Estancia
Juan Manuel Orlando Juan Manuel Orlando ... Brenda (as Juan Orlando)
Aquiles Yasán Aquiles Yasán ... Ghost
Marianela Fasce Marianela Fasce ... Chica Jess
Flor Ybarra Flor Ybarra ... Chica Tatuada
Nina Jardín Nina Jardín ... Leia Sarraute
Nino Jardín Nino Jardín ... León Sarraute
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Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off on a spontaneous road trip across rural Argentina to reunite with Jess' estranged brother. On their journey, they confront strange occurrences and engage in a ménage à trois affair that brings them closer. Their newly found affection grows, all while discovering a fresh vision of freedom and happiness. JESS & JAMES is a sexually charged road-trip movie, a love story, and a coming-of-age tale, set against the mythical landscape of the Argentinian Pampas.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Argentina

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Spanish

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17 August 2017 (Argentina) See more »

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Los Griegos Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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A BEAUTIFUL STORY BEAUTIFULLY AND TASTEFULLY TOLD
28 February 2018 | by rinconiaSee all my reviews

I was enthralled with "Jess and James". The acting is excellent and the story beautifully told . And the cinematography is memorable for its use of Argentina's countryside, sky and clouds as a backdrop for a tastefully told love story.


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