3.7
19 Ratings

Doña Herlinda and Her Son

Doña Herlinda y su hijo

Mexico, 1985

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Synopsis

A manipulative mama deftly manages the life of her homosexual son so that he can have his cake and eat it too. She does this by allowing her son, a doctor, to tryst in her home with his lover. She then arranges a marriage of convenience to a woman.

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Doña Herlinda and Her Son

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1986

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1985 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

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