over 1 year
Raunchy while still very thoughtful
over 3 years
What begins a cliched road movie develops into a vital, beautiful coming of age story
over 4 years
Probably the best movie I've seen in the last months, great scenes, topics and well, life.
almost 6 years
gorgeous and unexpected when I saw it & i still find myself thinking about it years later
over 6 years
An interesting, if somewhat perverse tale, worth watching once for its unique narration.
Y tu mamá también (Spanish: "And your mum too") is a 2001 Mexican comedy-drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón, and co-written by Cuarón and his brother Carlos. The film is a coming-of-age story about two teenage boys taking a road trip with a woman in her late twenties; it stars Mexican actors Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal and Spanish actress Maribel Verdú in the leading roles. The film, a road movie, is set in 1999, against the backdrop of the political and economic realities of present-day Mexico, specifically at the end of the uninterrupted 71-year line of Mexican presidents from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, and the rise of the opposition headed by Vicente Fox.
The film is known for its controversial, unabashed depiction of sexuality, which caused complications in the film's rating certificate in various countries. The film was released in English-speaking markets under its original Spanish title, rather than the literal translation to English, and opened in a...