Alfonso Cuarón

Sólo con tu pareja

Sólo con tu pareja

Before Alfonso Cuarón helmed the international sensation Y tu mamá también, he made his mark on Mexican cinema with the ribald and lightning-quick contemporary social satire Sólo con tu pareja. Don Juan–ish yuppie Tomás Tomás (Daniel Giménez Cacho, from Bad Education) spends his nights juggling so many beautiful women that he can’t keep their names straight—until one of his many conquests, a spurned nurse, gives him a taste of his own medicine. Beautifully filmed in widescreen by the inimitable Emmanuel Lubezki (The New World), Cuarón’s wildly successful feature debut (which has never been released in the U.S.) gave voice to a Mexican middle-class that had remained largely unseen onscreen, and surveys contemporary urban sexual mores with style to spare.

Film Info

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION:

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki
  • Making "Sólo con tu pareja", a collection of new video interviews with Cuarón, screenwriter Carlos Cuarón, and actor Daniel Giménez Cacho
  • Short films by Alfonso Cuarón and Carlos Cuarón
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • Plus: A booklet featuring a new essay by Ryan F. Long, and a "biography" of Tomás Tomás, written by Carlos Cuarón

Cover based on a theatrical poster

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Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION:

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki
  • Making "Sólo con tu pareja", a collection of new video interviews with Cuarón, screenwriter Carlos Cuarón, and actor Daniel Giménez Cacho
  • Short films by Alfonso Cuarón and Carlos Cuarón
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • Plus: A booklet featuring a new essay by Ryan F. Long, and a "biography" of Tomás Tomás, written by Carlos Cuarón

Cover based on a theatrical poster

Sólo con tu pareja
Cast
Daniel Giménez Cacho
Tomás Tomás
Claudia Ramírez
Clarisa Negrete
Luis de Icaza
Mateo Mateos
Astrid Hadad
Teresa de Teresa
Dobrina Liubomirova
Silvia Silva
Ricardo Dalmacci
Carlos
Claudia Fernández
Lucia
Credits
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Producer
Rosalia Salazar
Producer
Alfonso Cuarón
Screenwriter
Carlos Cuarón
Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Editing
Alfonso Cuarón
Editing
Luis Patlán
Sound
José Antonio García
Music
Carlos Warman
Production supervisor
Miguel Necoechea
Costume design
María Estela Fernández
Production design
Brigitte Broch

From The Current

Sólo con tu pareja:
Character Profile—Mateo Mateos

This character profile was written by Sólo con tu pareja screenwriter Carlos Cuarón, in 1990, as a way to help actor Luis De Icaza get to know his character. It was translated for this release by Mariana Carreño King. MATEO MATEOS WAS BORN THE D…

By Carlos Cuarón


Sólo con tu pareja:
Character Profile—Clarisa Negrete

This character profile was written by Sólo con tu pareja screenwriter Carlos Cuarón, in 1990, as a way to help actor Claudia Ramírez get to know her character. It was translated for this release by Mariana Carreño King. THE DAY AURORA ALBOR DE…

By Carlos Cuarón


Sólo con tu pareja:
Character Profile—Teresa de Terese de Mateos

This character profile was written by Sólo con tu pareja screenwriter Carlos Cuarón, in 1990, as a way to help actor Astrid Hadad get to know her character. It was translated for this release by Mariana Carreño King. “PLEASE, DEAR GOD, MAKE …

By Carlos Cuarón


Sólo con tu pareja:
Sex, Lies, and Mariachis

Fans of Alfonso Cuarón’s 2001 international hit Y tu mamá también will recognize the opening shot of his 1990 debut feature, Sólo con tu pareja, which shows a couple having noisy sex in the morning. The films, indeed, have much in common, in f…

By Ryan F. Long