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  • 2015
  • Mexico
  • 106 min
  • Directed by: Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Written by: Alonso Ruizpalacios, Gibrán Portela
  • Cast: Tenoch Huerta, Sebastián Aguirre, Ilse Salas
  • UK release: 20 November 2015

Mexican teenager Tomás (Aguirre) persuades his student brother Fede (Huerta) and a friend (Ortizgris) to join him on a quest to find legendary folk singer (Charpener). Inventive, micro-budge road movie that evokes the irreverent spirit of the French nouvelle vague; overlong and rambling, but sincere, romantic and filled with deadpan humour.

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16 Nov 20154 stars

Alonso Ruizpalacios’s debut is a nouvelle vague inspired Mexican road movie

Alonso Ruizpalacios’s inventive, micro-budget debut feature Güeros transports the irreverent spirit of the French nouvelle vague to the streets of 1990s Mexico. This meandering road movie set in a time of student unrest and social upheaval recalls the…

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