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Mosquita Y Mari Reviews

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May 3, 2017
While the relationship between Yolanda and Mari takes a long time to build, the path is beautiful.
June 18, 2013
In terms of content or plot, this film has little new to offer. Yet it is a small prize.
September 17, 2012
Unreels with outstanding compassion and tenderness, and authentic detail...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 6, 2012
It knows the conventions surrounding the type of tale it is telling, and it steers clear of them...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 3, 2012
Guerrero's attitude toward the teenagers - understanding and affectionate, without being cloying - is what holds your interest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 2, 2012
"Mosquita y Mari," an unassuming indie jewel, resists all of the clichés that its story of the fraught friendship between two 15-year-old girls invites.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 2, 2012
[It] doesn't aim to make any grand statements. It doesn't need to. The sweetness and sincerity Guerrero and her leads infuse into their intimate coming-of-age story is more than enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 1, 2012
First-time writer-director Aurora Guerrero beautifully captures the fluctuating dynamics of friendship between 15-year-old girls in Mosquita y Mari.
August 1, 2012
Most of what transpires between the two girls feels as internal as something you only keep to yourself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 31, 2012
Despite occasional lapses into showy expressionistic slo-mo, Guerrero's direction demonstrates a patience and attention to emotional detail that allows the two young leads' performances to develop naturally.
July 28, 2012
To think that in just one generation we've gone from Chico and the Man to Chica and the Girl!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 10, 2012
Heartfelt depiction of first-crush love for two Chicana girls.
July 31, 2012
The film thankfully resists being either a typical coming-out movie or an ethnocultural curio, but it doesn't offer much insight into the twosome's attraction, platonic or otherwise, to each other.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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