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DOÑA HERLINDA AND HER SON

Doña Herlinda y su hijo

Directed by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo
Mexico, 1985
Comedy, Romance, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

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

Synopsis

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

Doña Herlinda and Her SonDirected byJaime Humberto Hermosillo

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Awards & Festivals

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Toronto International Film Festival
1986
Ariel Awards (Mexico)
1985 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

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