Overhyped box-office hit from Mexico. A partially comedic melodrama about a single father who never really grew up himself. […]
A very enjoyable comedy-drama about a casting show and the dreams and hopes of the girls involved. While this may sound like a fluffy concept, it does in fact allow some penetrating glimpses into Mexico’s problems. Strong performances and fine-tuned humour help to make this a very well-rounded film. […]
A German-Mexican co-production that, at two hours running-time, has very little to offer that could be described a “memorable”. With nice cinematography and very good acting, this is not a bad film, but most certainly nothing special.
“Pure enchantment” the L. A. Times called it. And they were right. […]