Re: [Videolib] Midwest & Y Tu Mama Tambien

Jessica Rosner (
Wed, 01 Oct 2003 10:07:18 -0400

I had problems when I got orders for THE PIANO TEACHER which we have
rated & unrated or as we refer to them regular & Blockbuster version
It is MY policy to send the UNRATED unless specified otherwise
Does this seem correct to most of you?
Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018

> From: "Bergman, Barbara J" <> > Reply-To: > Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 15:09:39 -0500 > To: <> > Subject: RE: [Videolib] Midwest & Y Tu Mama Tambien > > > Interesting that they'd be unaware that there are 2 video versions. I've seen > more than one video review that mentioned the fact. But anyway, here's the > review out of VL-- > > > Y Tu Mama Tambien *** > MGM, 105 min., R or unrated versions available, in Spanish w/English > subtitles, VHS: $47.99, DVD: $26.98, Oct. 22 > A teenage road trip flick that Hollywood wouldn't have dared to make, this > Mexican import does have a) its fart jokes and b) two best-buddy teenagers > (Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna) who are carefree stoners with sex on the > brain 24/7. But can you blame them? They've dumb-lucked into escorting a > gorgeous, mysteriously melancholy Spanish woman (Maribel Verdú), who is ten > years their senior, on a summer pilgrimage to a remote beach. But this movie > isn't MTV's Spring Break put to celluloid, aiming for the lowest common IQ; > rather it's a coming of age movie with a soul and something insightful to say. > Like his characters, writer-director Alfonso Cuarón (who made A Little > Princess and Great Expectations in Hollywood) takes the road less traveled > here, touching on issues of faith, fidelity, free expression, and > self-discovery, as the wayfaring trio journeys through the rough, parched > countryside, testing their evolving states of friendship and more along the > way. Available in an "! > R" rated or unrated version (for its nudity and explicit sexual content), this > is definitely recommended for more adventurous collections. [Note: DVD extras > include audio commentary with cast members Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and > Andres Almeida (in Spanish without subtitles, unfortunately--though all of the > other extras do include subtitles); a 21-minute, highly entertaining and > somewhat satirical making-of featurette; three deleted scenes; and writer > Carlos Cuaron's droll and racy 10-minute short Me La Debes (You Owe Me One). > Bottom line: a solid extras package for a sleeper hit.] (R. Blackwelder) > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > >

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