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U.S. Theatrical Release of TALES OF AN IMMORAL COUPLE


Hola Mexico Distribution has announced the U.S. theatrical release of the screwball comedy Tales of an Immoral Couple (La vida inmoral de la pareja ideal), the fifth feature film by writer-director Manolo Caro. The film opens Friday, August 25 in screens across the country including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and San Diego, among other cities. This marks the first U.S. theatrical distribution by the young yet accomplished Mexican film and theater director, whose deft comedies have enjoyed significant box office success at home, making him the only filmmaker in Mexico to have scored a top ten highest-grossing movie in the past three consecutive years.  

Tales of an Immoral Couple centers on Lucio and Martina, two former lovers whose passionate romance began while attending a strict Catholic high school in Mexico. Twenty-five five years later, they unexpectedly run into each other in the city of San Miguel de Allende and despite still sharing an undiminished love for one another they both pretend to be in happy marriages––even if it’s all lies. As they try to maintain their facades, a comedy of errors ensues that reveals the true reasons why the couple ended up separating in the first place.    

Emmy-nominated actress and Caro regular Cecilia Suárez plays the role of Martina, while Manuel García Rulfo (The Magnificent Seven and the upcoming Soldado) plays the role of Lucio. They are joined by a cast of established as well as up-and-coming actors including Sebastián Aguirre (Güeros and A Monster with a Thousand Heads), Andrés Almeida (You’re Killing Me Susana and Y Tu Mamá También), and Spain’s Paz Vega (Lucía and Sex, and Almodóvar’s Talk to Her and I’m So Excited). 

Shot on location in Mexico’s picturesque San Miguel de Allende, Tales of an Immoral Couple premiered on Mexican screens in November of last year and became one of the top-grossing Mexican films of 2016. With a charming vivacity and a talented cast with impeccable comedic timing, the film offers U.S. audiences a great introduction to Caro, a director who deftly combines his artistry with comedy.

Opens Friday, August 25 at the following theaters:
Laemmle Music Hall, Beverly Hills, CA
Laemmle Playhouse, Pasadena, CA
Cinepolis Pico Rivera, Pico Rivera, CA
Digital Gym, San Diego CA
Regal Ontario Palace, Ontario, CA
Regal Rancho Del Rey, San Diego, CA
Regal Edwards South Gate, South Gate, CA
Regal Texas Station, Las Vegas, NV
Cine Latino Aurora, Aurora, CO
Cine Latino Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Cine Latino Pasadena, Pasadena, TX
AMC Gulf Pointe 30, Houston, TX
AMC Studio 30, Houston, TX
AMC Mesquite 30, Dallas, TX
AMC Parks @ Arlington, Dallas, TX
AMC Cicero 14, Chicago IL
AMC Ford City 14, Chicago, IL
AMC East Ridge, San Jose, CA
AMC Mercado 20, San Jose, CA
AMC Edinburg 18, Edinburg, TX
AMC Orange 30, OC, CA
AMC Jersey Gardens 20, NJ
AMC Empire 25, New York, NY
AMC Westgate 20, Phenix, AZ
AMC Palm Promenade 14, San Diego, CA
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Cobb Dolphin Mall, Miami, FL
Maya Cinemas, Pittsburg, CA
Maya Cinemas, Fresno, CA
Maya Cinemas, Salinas, CA
Maya Cinemas, Bakersfield, CA

 

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