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This comedy-drama concerns a most unusual family of emigres, even by Hollywood standards. Douglas Spain stars as Carlos, a Mexican teenager who has just returned home to L.A. after starring in several low-budget films south of the border. His father, Pepe (Efrain Figueroa), is a Fagin-like pimp who manages a group of boy prostitutes who pose as sellers of maps to the stars' homes on Hollywood street corners. Pepe immediately sets his son to work doing the same, but Carlos has dreams of being a movie star. His goal takes a step closer to reality after he sleeps with Jennifer (Kandeyce… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Representing an uneasy balance of Latino melodrama and arthouse fare, the film tells a lurid story (about a patriarch who's a pimp to his son) in crude manner with occasional lyrical touches; Arteta's next feature will show whether he has real talent"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Simply isn't tightly enough written or plotted to be satisfying, despite some notable performances."
‑ Dustin Putman,
"muddled film that never seems to be sure where it's heading"
‑ John A. Nesbit,
"Still Arteta's best film, with odd touches of magic realism and some great nude scenes by Kandeyce Jordan."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
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