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Me Quedo Contigo

It all starts off lightly enough, with Spanish Natalia arriving in Mexico to visit her boyfriend. But don’t get too comfortable: when she and a group of wild chicks meet an unsuspecting cowboy, the film takes a dark turn. A shocking commentary on violence in Mexico, in which the male and female roles are reversed.


Giggling girls who secretly feed a macho man Viagra might sound pretty funny. But is it really? Spanish Natalia arrives in Mexico following an invitation from her boyfriend Esteban (played by Y tu mamá también star Diego Luna). But it turns out he has left town on a job. His female friends pick Natalia up, dragging her along in their wild lifestyle.I Stay with You starts out as an innocent comedy with rich girls having carefree fun. Gradually, however, the film undergoes a transformation, ending in dark sadism.Artist Artemio Narro has made a number of installations and videos on the subject of violence. His first fiction feature is not only a commentary on the ever-present violence in Mexico, but also on how we see violence. The changing tone of the film and an ingenious turnaround in the battle of the sexes makes this film a confrontational experience.(IFFR)


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