I'm Gonna Explode
- 103 min
- 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 2009
(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…
Profile: Gerard Naranjo - director of I'm Gonna Explode17 Dec 2009
Name Gerard Naranjo Born 1971, Salamanca, Mexico. Background Having grown up in the small town of Salamanca, Naranjo studied filmmaking at the National University Film School in Mexico City and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.
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