Analyzing/ Evaluating a Movie
Y tu mama tambien
Y tu mama tambien by Alfonso Cuaron is the movie evaluated in the next paragraphs. The movie is starred by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna, and the Spanish Maribel Verdu. The movie starts with the typical two best friends Julio (Garcia Bernal) and Tenoch (Luna) whose girlfriends are about to depart for summer vacations. As they leave the airport, after their take off they continue to their own world of irreverence and over stimulated hormones. So despite of their promise of the loyalty sworn to their women, they go on to look for other girls to spend the night. After many attempts they get nothing, but then they meet Luisa (Verdu). Julio and Tenoch then invite Luisa to a virgin beach off the Pacific Ocean (which they actually made up). So that is how the long road trip starts, where friendship, innocence, and sexuality go into a sentimental melee. It is here where our protagonists realize that lies hurt, but sometimes the truth hurts even more.
Y tu mama tambien or And your mom too as the translation recites, really gives no sense at all if you have not seen the movie and even when seen , that detail is very easy to miss. As a first time audience I would expect it to be a drama. The movie is starred by Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal. Both of these actors have been known in other roles, but none compared to this kind of presentation. I would see this as an effort to present two characters, previously known as young and innocent, then to place them in a real world setting where sex and alcohol is present every where. Maribel Verdu is a rather unknown Spanish actress. This was done perhaps to illustrate a beautiful girl, yet unknown to the public. This movie was said by many to be a XXX movie for its numerous and explicit sexual scenes. It was also rumored, that the two male protagonists would kiss in one of the sex scenes. My first impression would be that at the end, one the...
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