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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63%
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58%


Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

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: 58% 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!