- 1h 46min
- 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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Güeros16 Nov 2015
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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