Real Women Have Curves

  • Real Women Have Curves
  • Lupe Ontiveros, America Ferrera
  • Directed by Patricia Cardoso

Two full-figured Latina women, a mother (Lupe Ontiveros) and daughter (America Ferrera), argue about food, sex, education and life in an L.A. sweatshop. Patricia Cardoso's first film is a marvel of pointed humor, and Ontiveros and Ferrera could not be better.

From The Archives Issue 909: November 14, 2002

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