Malos Hábitos (Bad Habits) (2007)

Malos Hábitos (Bad Habits)


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The first feature film from director Simon Bross, the drama Bad Habits shows how a person's approach to food greatly affects one's life. Jimena Ayala plays a nun named Matilde who believes that eating next to nothing will help God stop the suffering of others. She trains pudgy, young Linda (Elisa Vicedo) for her first communion. Linda's mother is an emaciated exercise addict who frets over her daughter's shape. Linda's father, Gustavo, is a libertine who enjoys food as well as a healthy sex life … More

Rating: R (for sexuality, nudity and brief language)
Genre: Drama
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On DVD: Oct 13, 2009



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Critic Reviews for Malos Hábitos (Bad Habits)

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Thinking man's horror story should have a tasty future.

Full Review… | May 23, 2007
Top Critic

In Bad Habits (Malos Habitos), a reporter on TV says, "Mexico is drowning." It rains relentlessly throughout the film, creating a mood of gloom and helplessness. The characters are also drowning, emotionally and psychologically, in this vivi

Full Review… | February 2, 2009
Las Vegas Weekly

Another great Mexican director, with a personal vision, emerges.

Full Review… | June 9, 2007

Audience Reviews for Malos Hábitos (Bad Habits)

Not many movies can have food as their main subject, and bad habits is all about food! Yes, there is rains too... that aren't enough to wash away the sins of overeating and under-eating... Well executed movie, precise, well-cast debut from director Simon Bross. A lot of irony with well balanced humour mixed with different attitudes toward indulgence and deprivation. Watch it...

Panta Oz

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This film was terrifying for me to watch, since it showed the exact relationship between my mother and sister. While the film has a good conscience, it drags down a little due to a feeling of repetitiveness.

Quinto Wallight

Super Reviewer

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