Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in Mexico City and set to leave for London, Rachel's world turns upside down on the eve of her own goodbye party when she gets drunk and passes out on the street. Saved by Alejandro, a handsome Mariachi singer and single father, Rachel wakes up in his apartment with no recollection of how she got there. Nor does she remember that she rejected his visa the day before, which he desperately needs for his daughter. Romance unexpectedly blossoms between the two, but either sparks or fists will fly after she finds out his secret.
Even with backup, he can't sing his way out of this one.
8 November 2013 (Mexico)
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Opening Weekend USA: $2,500,000,
6 October 2013
Gross USA: $5,823,487
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Director Pedro Pablo Ybarra had some issues when it came to meshing the English and Spanish components. Ybarra, who is a Mexican native, had to learn to overcome a slight language barrier when instructing his American actors. See more
At the beginning of the story, Rachel demonstrates sufficient Spanish skills to hold conversations with immigration applicants, yet during the rest of the film Alejandro and Canicas speak freely in front of her without being understood. See more
My dad said "Life beats you, but some people beg for it."
Me siento vivo
Written by Áureo Baqueiro
(as Aureo Baqueiro)
Performed by Jaime Camil See more