Real Women Have Curves – Real Women Have Curves

Real Women Have Curves - Real Women Have Curves

Real Women Have Curves – Real Women have Curves

  Actually, running for Ana (America Ferrera), daughter of a Mexican immigrant family in Los Angeles, fine. Because she has just graduated from high school and snag a scholarship at a college in New York. But the very best it seems to be that she met a nice boy.

Dumb only that Anas mother Carmen (Lupe Ontiveros), quite different plans for their daughter: According to the ideas of her mother she should learn to cook to marry and raise a whole flock of children. However, the are still a few pounds in the way that brings Ana on the scale: But Ana has her own head and is modern enough to break away from the values of their parents. One thing she will never in life – to become like her mother.

But can one Ana to help out in the sewing room of her sister Estela (Ingrid Oliu), who also works in the mother. There Fummel created for the luxurious fine ladies of the upper class dresses that Ana will probably never be able to afford – and they certainly do not fit. But Anas energy and exuberant joie de vivre is infectious. Through them, the women learn in the sewing room, that there is something more than the obscure promise of television and glossy brochures and the traditional values of many Mexican immigrants. Because real women have curves precisely. Now we just need to find their way Ana.

Sensitive and avoiding all the obvious cliches director Patricia Cardoso, a wonderful semi-documentary portrait of Mexican immigrants have succeeded in the U.S., without the raised index finger, and with much humor the problems the second generation between the traditional values of parents and the modern world of North America shows. An emancipatory film, who never swings in the feminist club. For it is mainly Anas mother who raises her daughter’s wishes in the way while, for example, her grandfather Rifle delivering aid in matters of love.

When was the Sundance Film Festival 2002 Patricia Cardoso’s debut film, the Dramatic Audience Award and also the Special Jury Prize for acting performance by America Ferrera and Lupe Ontiveros. And the American press by the trade journal Variety through to the New York Times and Rolling Stone has been agreed that Patricia Cardoso’s Real Women have curves, the makings of a real audience favorite

Title: Real Women Have Curves – Real Women have Curves Country of production: USA Year of production: 2002 Length: Min 90 ( ) of material: Alamode Film

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