• Fri. Mar 31st, 2023

“Y tu mamá también” (And Your Mom Too) is a Mexican drama movie directed by and released in 2001. The movie follows two teenage boys, Julio and Tenoch, who embark on a road trip with an older woman, Luisa. The trio explores their sexuality and identity as they travel through Mexico and confront their own relationships and desires.


“Y tu mamá también” is a poignant and provocative coming-of-age movie that explores themes of sexuality, identity, and class. The movie benefits from a strong screenplay, written by Alfonso and Carlos Cuarón, that balances humor and drama effectively. The movie's performances, particularly by and as Julio and Tenoch, are outstanding. The movie's cinematography and use of voice-over narration add to the intimacy and realism of the story. “Y tu mamá también” is a powerful and memorable movie that explores the complexities of youth and adulthood.


“Y tu mamá también” received critical acclaim upon release and was nominated for several awards. The movie won the Best Screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival in 2001 and the Best Foreign Language Film award at the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards in 2002. Additionally, the movie was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards in 2003.


“Y tu mamá también” was a commercial and critical success upon release, and it has since become a cult classic. The movie's frank and honest portrayal of sexuality and youth has resonated with audiences around the world. It currently has an 88% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.6/10 rating on IMDb. “Y tu mamá también” is a must-watch for fans of Mexican cinema and anyone interested in a thought-provoking and intimate drama.

Directed by
Produced by
Jorge Vergara
Written by Carlos Cuarón
Starring ,
Narrated by Daniel Giménez Cacho
Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki
Edited by Alex Rodríguez
Distributed by 20th Century Fox (Mexico)
IFC Films (North America)
Release date June 8, 2001
Running time 106 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish
Budget $5 million
Box office $33.6 million

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