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R| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Four professional women come together in a restaurant in East Los Angeles to share secrets about their careers, love, family and sex. These college friends who have been through divorce and various romantic relationships are Andrea, a lawyer; Sofia, a therapist; Irene, a clothing designer; and Lilly, a visual artist, and they are all looking for love in Los Angeles.

Cast: Evelina Fernandez , Scott Bakula , Marta DuBois , Angela Moya , Dyana Ortelli , Seidy Lopez , Cheech Marin , Fidele Gomez

Director: Jose Luis Valenzuela

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Artist View Entertainment, New Latin Pictures

Luminarias (1999)

Release Date: May 5th, 2000|1 hr. 41 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An occasionally charming, sometimes amateurish film . show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    There are so many small, satisfying moments when the women are allowed to be real that it's a jolt each time they become superficial symbols. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The movie is very small in scale, but the performances are appealing and Fernandez's screenplay casts an interesting light on the main characters' self-images as Latina women. show more

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