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Papi Chulo (2018)

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A lonely TV weatherman strikes up an unusual friendship with a middle-aged Latino migrant worker.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Bomer ... Sean
Alejandro Patiño ... Ernesto
Elena Campbell-Martinez ... Linda
Wendi McLendon-Covey ... Ash
Michael Shepperd Michael Shepperd ... Stan
Tommie Earl Jenkins ... Tom
Shaughn Buchholz ... Mike
Tom Beyer ... Floor Manager
Irene White ... Director
Caitlin Kimball ... Horticultural Student #1
Marisa Szczepan ... Horticultural Student #2
Brandon Kyle Goodman ... Devan
Blaine Swen ... Todd
Martin Morales Martin Morales ... Shaved Ice Vendor
Nick Bush ... Boat Attendant
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A lonely TV weatherman strikes up an unusual friendship with a middle-aged Latino migrant worker.

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A buddy movie about the unconventional friendship between a lonely weatherman and a migrant worker. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site | Official Site

Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2019 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Papi Chulo See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,257, 9 June 2019

Gross USA:

$84,703

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$94,321
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Color
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The film premiered at TIFF in Canada in 2018. See more »

Soundtracks

Una Pagina Mas
Written by Raul Ramirez Garcia
Performed by Johnny Degollado y Su Conjunto
Courtesy of D.L.B. Records
Published by San Antonio Music Publishers, Inc.
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Loved it and felt sucked in but due to personal relevant reasons, such a lovely film.
21 November 2019 | by closetogivingupSee all my reviews

I loved this film because I can really relate to it on a personal level.

My wife is from South America and I have been a lifelong sufferer of what is known as CPTSD, I have suffered traumas as a child but also in the last 15 years had 14 people died including 3 best friends, aunties, uncles and my father. Sometimes you have to ask how people live through these traumas.

So for me this film and the main actor who's name in the film is Sean who is also suffering from PTSD due to losing someone he loved I can feel his pain and he was crying out for someone to be just company to him who he could talk to,

The film was in my opinion no masterpiece BUT it wasn't far off, I think the negative reviews on here are from people who can't profoundly relate to Sean's pain and his situation.

Some people would of expected more action or just a different film, It was just a really put together well film that has an uncanny amount of love in it.

The actors both Sean and Ernesto plaid a fantastic role with outstanding skills and both my wife and I didn't get bored for a single second, I would love to see a second version of this film but without ruining their bond that both Ernesto and Sean built on very unusual circumstances.

Overall the film for me gets a 9/10. It was a film I would deffo watch again.


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