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574 Ratings


Directed by James L. Brooks
United States, 2004
Comedy, Drama


A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife.

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Spanglish Directed by James L. Brooks

Awards & Festivals

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2005 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

2005 | Nominee: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Critics reviews

Sometimes the ideas are dishonest, but [Brooks’] way of putting them across is legitimate. Sometimes we can’t tell which is which. The bottom line may be that Brooks understands how people, both his characters and audience, tick. How he uses that knowledge is another matter.
December 17, 2004
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