We Are Mari Pepa Reviews

December 17, 2015
Nothing is out of tone with what we see in real life, and that is precissely where the magic of the film resides. [Full review in Spanish]
December 12, 2015
This indie feel film will resonate with spectators because of the simpleness and appeal of it's everyday characters, especially when it comes to the problems of being a teenager. [Full review in Spanish]
August 19, 2014
The film is fitfully amusing but a bit too shapeless, even for a story about slackers.
August 14, 2014
For all its enthusiastic vulgarity and truly terrible punk rock, "We Are Mari Pepa" is a gently endearing portrait of four amiable Mexican teenagers feeling their way toward adulthood.
August 13, 2014
A middle-class Guadalajara teen with typical adolescent-male summer plans must come to terms with significant life changes in the tender, pitch-perfect coming-of-ager We Are Mari Pepa.
August 13, 2014
A rough-and-tumble, enjoyable yarn about a group of 16-year-old punk-rock wannabes from Guadalajara.
August 12, 2014
We Are Mari Pepa is a sweaty, urgent, beautifully honest bliss out.
August 11, 2014
The film finally works because of its multitudinous interests in adolescent shell-shock, where paralysis and uncertainty can only be momentarily assuaged through gendered outrage.
July 13, 2014
Pulling no punches, Leopo scrutinizes teenhood south of the boarder with rigor and compassion.