Mosquita y Mari Synopsis
Two Chicana high schoolers form a bond that confuses them at times.
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Variety

By Rob Nelson
First-time writer-director Aurora Guerrero beautifully captures the fluctuating dynamics of friendship between 15-year-old girls in...
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75

New York Post

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Guerrero's attitude toward the teenagers - understanding and affectionate, without being cloying - is what holds your interest.
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75

Slant Magazine

Most of what transpires between the two girls feels as internal as something you only keep to yourself.
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Ms. Pineda and Ms. Troncoso give wonderfully natural performances in which they convey the impulsiveness and insecurity of adolescence. You...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

A tender and personal look into a first-crush, filmmaker Aurora Guerrero is impressive in her first feature outing.
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Guerrero's handling of the bond between these two teens feels too coy by half; the film thankfully resists being either a typical...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
This lovely, low-key debut from Aurora Guerrero doesn't aim to make any grand statements. It doesn't need to. The sweetness and sincerity...
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60

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Despite occasional lapses into showy expressionistic slo-mo, Guerrero's direction demonstrates a patience and attention to emotional detail...
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