The Perez Family
The Perez Family (1995)

Old and new loves are turned upside down through a complex case of mistaken identities in this romantic comedy-drama. In 1980, Juan Raul Perez (Alfred Molina) is released from a Cuban prison after spending 20 years behind bars and is… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Mira Nair's consistent exploration of the search for home is admirable, but her movie is burdened by an unconvincing ensemble that's unable to elevate the serio-comic exploration of Cuban immigrants into a poignant tale.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala found humor in ethnic chaos, and the Indian-born director does so again.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Sensuous and lush with a hint of Allende's magical realism in the bleeding of a man's broken heart and a string of rose petals trailing a line along the belly of a new lover.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
A ridiculous comedy, which seems to have a much worthy cast than this film gives it credit; Chaz Palminteri, Angelica Houston, Marissa Tomei and Vincent Gallo… More
Leo L
An all-time favorite!