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Y tu mama tambien Movie Review Summary

Actors: Maribel Verdu, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna

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(Translated the title is- And Your Mother, Too) Two Mexican teenagers named Tenoch (Luna) and Julio (Bernal) are free for the summer when their girlfriends go to Europe. They attend a wedding where they meet Luisa (Verdu), a woman ten years their senior who is sexy, fun loving and also a distant cousin of Tenoch's. They suggest taking a road trip together to the beautiful and legendary beach known as Boca del Cielo (Heaven's Mouth). At first hesitant, Luisa then agrees to go when she discovers that her husband has been unfaithful to her.

Along the way they see much of the countryside and Luisa teases the boys about their sex lives and coaxes them into revealing their secrets. She also teases them both with erotic possibilities. Once they reach their destination Luisa seduces both boys but notes sadly that the boys are obsessed with their own pleasure and understand little about women. She teaches them that sex is a beautiful thing shared by men and women as a treasure because they are a unit working together and also that women are people with needs and desires too- not prizes, conquests or targets to aim for.
The review of this Movie prepared by Patti Illsley



A rich male teenager and his friend take a road trip with a grown woman they've met earlier at a wedding. In this trip the lady is teaching them a lot of stuff about sex.
The review of this Movie prepared by M.Y.Prasetyo



This Mexican film manages to turn the familiar road trip/adolescent male's older woman fantasy into something more rich and memorable. Tenoch, the well-to-do son of a government economist, and his best friend Julio, who is more lower class, have been abandoned by their girlfriends for the summer and go in search of other game. Luisa is the 30-ish wife of a chronically unfaithful writer/professor who decides to go with the boys to "Heaven's Mouth," a fictitious paradise of a beach they made up while sweet-talking her. On the way there are couplings, fights, rage and tears, lots of teenage male joshing, and ultimately a growth experience for all three characters. This is a lusty movie, with plenty of nudity, and sexual references verbal and visual, but both very funny and sad. The understated soundtrack includes everything from the Bee Gees to Eno and Zappa, as well as Mexican artists. This movie broke opening-week records in Mexico, grossing $2.2 million in June 2001.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   much older/younger

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language

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