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Y Tu Mama Tambien

The title of director Alfonso Cuaron's film is derived from the taunting Mexican insult, "And [I fucked] your mama too." This may offer some insight into the nature of this provocative and unapologetically sexual road trip movie about two Mexican teenagers taking off for a mythical beach in the company of a beautiful older woman. Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal star as best friends Tenoch and Julio, one the over-privileged son of a politician, the other supported by a working single mom. Attempting to escape the drudgery of the summer, they attend an upscale wedding where they meet the beautiful (and newly available) Spanish-born Luisa (Maribel Verdu). After entertaining Luisa with tales of a fictional beach called Heaven's Mouth, the trio is off on a coming-of-age jaunt. See "Opening Friday" for details.

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