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Release Date: June 15th, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
A real estate agent (Mathieu Demy) from Paris arrives in Los Angeles to settle his late mother's estate, but a found photograph sends him on an impromptu journey to Mexico to find a woman named Lola (Salma Hayek).

Cast: Mathieu Demy, Salma Hayek, Geraldine Chaplin, Chiara Mastroianni, Carlos Bardem, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Pablo Garcia, Sabine Mamou

Director: Mathieu Demy

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The primary appeal of Americano lies in witnessing the attempt of a famous progeny to forge his own creative path, as Demy's struggle with artistic inheritance resonates throughout unmoored Martin's voyage between past and present. show more

  • Scenes of the director as a school-age boy in a Varda film are haunting, but end up simply sparking a desire to see Varda's work. show more

  • The film's first half has a lovely feel for how bizarre California must seem to foreigners, and there's a piercing sense of the stop-and-start ways that people deal with grief. show more

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