Y Tu Mamá También

Y Tu Mamá TambiénY tu mamá también

Life has its ways of teaching

20011 h 46 min

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

Title Y Tu Mamá También
Director Alfonso Cuarón
Release Date 8 June 2001
Country  Mexico
Runtime 1 h 46 min
Budget $5,000,000
Movie Media
Movie Status
Movie Rating Excellent
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My Opinion : Alfonso Cuaron is the director and creative mind behind some of the greatest films of the 21st century, such as his 2006 Children Of Men (one of my all time favorite movies), Pan’s Labyrinth in the same year, and he has received the praise he had deserved. But upon watching his much lesser known and much less ambitious film Y Tu Mamá También, the film may very well be one of the most underrated masterpieces of the 00s. The film is an exploration in the personality, sexuality and life of two youngsters who go on a road trip with an older more experienced woman where the ride becomes an intricate lesson about life and death. The film owns countless qualities of splendor such as its flawless dialogue so realistic you couldn’t even tell it was scripted (though I suspect full on improvisation which just adds to the films qualities), the performances enhances the film as they are truly phenomenal, award worthy even. But despite all of this, the single rarest and greatest reward this film will offer you, is a feeling of nostalgia, a taste of what life gives you. The film holds no restraints on its sexual matter, it is very explicit which works to its advantage as it helps the viewer empathize more easily towards these innocent albeit free spirited youngsters. It was a blast from beginning to end and in its covers a careful, careful character study that works on multiple layers, one of Alfonso Cuaron’s finest and most underrated. 94/100

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