I'm Gonna Explode

I'm Gonna Explode
  • 2008
  • Mexico
  • 1h 43min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gerardo Naranjo
  • Cast: Juan Pablo De Santiago, Maria Deschamps, Pedro Gonzalez
  • Website: www.voyaexplotar.com

Delinquent lovers-on-the-run Roman (Pablo de Santiago) and Maru (Deschamps) from provincial Mexico meet in detention, both equally desperate to rebel. Handheld camerawork, colour-bleached cinematography and a jagged editing style reflect the turbulent perspectives of the teenage characters. And if there's little doubt that the film will end in bloody tragedy, its energy and verve are impressive.

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I'm Gonna Explode (Voy A Exploter)

17 Dec 20094 stars

(15) 103min Mexican filmmaker Gerardo Naranjo channels Godard’s much quoted mantra that ‘All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl’ in this kinetic homage to Pierrot le Fou. His lovers-on-the-run turn out to be a pair of delinquent fifteen-year-olds…

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