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The Perez Family (1995)

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Average Rating: 5.5/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 4

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Old and new loves are turned upside down through a complex case of mistaken identities in this romantic comedy-drama. In 1980, Juan Raul Perez (Alfred Molina) is released from a Cuban prison after spending 20 years behind bars and is allowed to join a mass emigration to the U.S. While Juan was incarcerated, his wife Carmela Perez (Anjelica Huston) escaped to Florida with their daughter, and Juan lives for the day when they can be reunited. En route to Miami, Juan meets Dottie Perez (Marisa

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Comedy, Romance

Apr 1, 2003

Hallmark Entertainment

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Mira Nair's consistent exploration of the search for home is admirable, but her movie is burdened by an unconvincing ensemble that's unable to elevate the serio-comic exploration of Cuban immigrants into a poignant tale.

October 8, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala found humor in ethnic chaos, and the Indian-born director does so again.

January 1, 2000
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Sensuous and lush with a hint of Allende's magical realism in the bleeding of a man's broken heart and a string of rose petals trailing a line along the belly of a new lover.

March 14, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Freak Central
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Audience Reviews for The Perez Family

A ridiculous comedy, which seems to have a much worthy cast than this film gives it credit; Chaz Palminteri, Angelica Houston, Marissa Tomei and Vincent Gallo all of whom have appeared in much better quality films.

The idea as a film is quite comical I guess, collecting family members to create a fiamily, but it was simply a film with a little bit of potential that went horribly wrong.
September 30, 2010
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An all-time favorite!
December 10, 2007
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