Rudo y Cursi: The Sexual and Socio-Political Relationship of the Mexican New Wave

At the turn of the new millennium, there arose a new wave of Mexican filmmaking that was part sexual exploration, part socio-political commentary. From this social revolution came the likes of some of Mexico’s most vocal and most successful directors, screenwriters, and actors, none more popular than Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal, and Selma Hayek.

First, a look at the dynamic bonds that bring Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal together onscreen.

This was originally written for CinemaScope. Can’t say enough about the guy who runs that blog. He’s pretty amazing!


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