Cowboy del Amor Reviews

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March 19, 2006
Taking on a topic-a matchmaker of white American males with Mexican women-that both high-minded liberals and flag-toting conservatives would find offensive, Ohayon refuses to pass judgment on her subjects, instead quietly stands back and lets them talk.
February 10, 2006
It's filled with humor and surprises, and no one is more surprising than Thompson himself.
February 10, 2006
I think he knows very well that, at the core of his black little heart, he's basically just a joker of love -- and a danged good one at that.
February 10, 2006
Deft and ebullient.
February 10, 2006
It's hard to get past the subject matter and judge this on its value as a documentary because the concept is truly unpleasant.
February 9, 2006
It gently sheds light on the ways in which people seek new terrain in love when their familiar surroundings let them down.
February 9, 2006
Michèle Ohayon's documentary is a slyly insightful portrait of conflicting expectations in the search for the perfect partner.
February 9, 2006
The movie's real subject -- remains only superficially explored.
February 7, 2006
A 60-year-old eccentric with a knack for self-promotion, Thompson makes an engaging documentary subject.
January 14, 2006
What makes Cowboy Del Amor truly a step above most of its genre is the surprising turn of events that leaves the matchmaker and match-made switching places, as their lives take ironic swings that Oyayo could only have hoped for.
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