Sueño
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An aspiring musician looking to break big finds the singer who may finally be able to make his dreams come true in director Renee Chabria's musical drama starring John Leguizamo and Elizabeth Peña. There's nothing that Antonio (Leguizamo) wants more out of life than to be standing on the stage with the spotlight shining down on him. Soon after purchasing a bus ticket to Los Angeles and leaving his Mexican border town behind, Antonio falls for aspiring young doctor Nina (Ana Claudia Talancon). When Antonio discovers that his new neighbor Mirabella is a gifted former singer who has… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Has a warm affection for its music and thoughtful performances from leads John Leguizamo and Elizabeth Pena."
‑ Michael Rechtshaffen, Hollywood Reporter
"Though the film is crammed with music -- the soundtrack is stellar -- the production numbers fall completely flat, leaving you to pine for the over-caffeinated touch of Baz Luhrmann."
‑ Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
"Refreshingly old-fashioned."
‑ Bridget Byrne, Boxoffice Magazine
"Sings a lovely tune but chokes on its own banal lyrics."
‑ Justin Chang, Variety
"So good-natured and well-intentioned (showcasing as it does up-and-coming Latino bands) that it's tempting to overlook its significant narrative flaws."
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"A sweet-natured film, steeped in richly varied and seductive Latin music."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"...recycles every cliche from the Purple Rain/Crossover Dreams playbook, to tepid effect."
‑ Andy Klein, Los Angeles CityBeat
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