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Quemar las naves (2007)

PG-13
100 min | Drama

Eugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. Her 19 year old daughter Helena dreams of traveling the world and learns foreign languages at home and wishes she could be a glamorous pop star like her mother was. ...See moreEugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. Her 19 year old daughter Helena dreams of traveling the world and learns foreign languages at home and wishes she could be a glamorous pop star like her mother was. Helena cares for her mother with the help their house maid Chaya who also keeps the aging house in working order. Sebastian is Helena's teenage brother who attends a Catholic high school run by a Monsignor who plays classical music over the loudspeakers thinking it will calm down the boisterous kids. Sebastian's dreams are simple and he merely wants to move to the beach. Helena is smart and pretty but she has no friends, male or female and is totally devoted to her mother's care and is also on the verge of initiating an incestuous relationship with Sebastian. Sebastian however, is falling in love with a boy at school named Juan who is the school roughneck and the son of a single father who owns a little bar... Written by AnonymousB See less
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Jan 11, 2008 (United States)

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Irene Azuela
Helena Helena   See fewer
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Ángel Onésimo Nevares
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Diana Bracho
Catalina Catalina   See fewer
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Úrsula Pruneda
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Ricardo Blume
Padre Miguel Padre Miguel   See fewer
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Pablo Bracho
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Juan Ángel Esparza
School Handyman School Handyman   See fewer
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Roberto Luna
Joven con cuerda Joven con cuerda   See fewer
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Juan Costa
Darío Darío   See fewer
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José Carlos Femat
Grandote Grandote   See fewer
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Julia Robles
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7.2 / 10 | 663 votes