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'''Y tu mamá también''' (English: And Your Mother Too) is a 2001 Mexican road film directed by [[wikipedia:Alfonso Cuarón|Alfonso Cuarón]] and co-written by him and his brother Carlos. It stars Mexican actors Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal and Spanish actress Maribel Verdú. Zappa's [[Watermelon In Easter Hay]] over the end credits. It was included on the soundtrack with special permission by [[Gail Zappa]], even though Zappa's will stated that the song may never be used on any album except [[Joe's Garage Acts I, II & III|Joe's Garage]].
  
Starring:  Maribel Verdu, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna 
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"We owe so much to Zappa," Alfonso Cuaron says in the press notes. The script was written with endless repetitions of one of Frank Zappa's most famous songs, Watermelon in Easter Hay. "The tone of that song is the mood we were aiming for." There's a sense of fearless artistic adventure in Zappa's music, as well as rude fun. The film runs on the same fuel. <ref>[http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2002/08/23/1030052968253.html Sydney Morning Herald]</ref>
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Director: Alfonso Cuaron 
 
  
(Mexico 2001)
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Alfonso Cuarón is included in the list of names on the cover of ''[[The MOFO Project/Object]]'' (2006) album.
  
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"We owe so much to Zappa," Alfonso Cuaron, the film's director, says in the press notes. The script was written with endless repetitions of one of Frank Zappa's most famous songs, Watermelon in Easter Hay. "The tone of that song is the mood we were aiming for." There's a sense of fearless artistic adventure in Zappa's music, as well as rude fun. The film runs on the same fuel. Call it Y Tu Mamas of Invention, then."
 
 
When the producers tried to buy the rights of Frank Zappa's [[Watermelon In Easter Hay]] they were told by Zappa's family that Zappa requested that three of his songs were never played in any media except the album where they appear and that song was one of them. [[Gail Zappa]], Frank's widow, saw the movie when editing was almost completed and agreed to make an exception because she considered that Zappa would be proud of the movie.
 
 
Soundtrack CD:
 
 
Cooking Vinyl COOK 236 
 
 
Volcano 32191
 
  
  
 
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Revision as of 01:51, 4 September 2021

Y tu mamá también (English: And Your Mother Too) is a 2001 Mexican road film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-written by him and his brother Carlos. It stars Mexican actors Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal and Spanish actress Maribel Verdú. Zappa's Watermelon In Easter Hay over the end credits. It was included on the soundtrack with special permission by Gail Zappa, even though Zappa's will stated that the song may never be used on any album except Joe's Garage.

"We owe so much to Zappa," Alfonso Cuaron says in the press notes. The script was written with endless repetitions of one of Frank Zappa's most famous songs, Watermelon in Easter Hay. "The tone of that song is the mood we were aiming for." There's a sense of fearless artistic adventure in Zappa's music, as well as rude fun. The film runs on the same fuel. [1]


Alfonso Cuarón is included in the list of names on the cover of The MOFO Project/Object (2006) album.

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