Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Average Rating: 4.5/10
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A tightly knit New Mexico community devoted to God, family, and fresh Mexican food is unexpectedly thrust into the national spotlight when the face of Jesus Christ appears on a tasty tortilla as the owner and head cook prepares for the Sunday lunch rush. Isidor Navarro (José Zuņiga) is the owner and proprietor of Tortilla Heaven -- a modest Mexican restaurant located in the remote town of Falfurrias. Though Tortilla Heaven may indeed have the best food in all of New Mexico, the only people aware
Mar 16, 2007 Wide
Oct 14, 2008
Archangel Entertainment - Official Site
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The film and its makers simply try too hard. Director and co-writer Judy Hecht Dumontet can't stop 'helping' with overactive editing and scoring.
For all of its flaws and shortcomings, Tortilla Heaven can't help but be charming and undeniably entertaining.
Oh how I wanted to like "Tortilla Heaven." Really like it. Saturday-afternoon-movie like it.
If Tortilla Heaven is supposed to be a more serious exploration of faith and greed it's a total failure, given that it doesn't address a single question it raises with any depth.
A well-meaning and hard-fought project that begins as a wacky small-town fable and veers disastrously into a leaden satire of religion and capitalism.
Tortilla Heaven is a consistently engaging motion picture, made with obvious love for the isolated location and for the spirit of a supportive community.
This modest little parable from director/cowriter Judy Hecht Dumontet is a variation on an old theme
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