Movie Review: Casa de mi Padre
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Casa de mi Padre
- Genre: Comedy
- Director: Matt Piedmont
- Stars: Will Ferrell, Diego Luna
- Rating: ***
A truly bizarre vanity project, Casa de mi Padre stars Will Ferrell as a Mexican rancher battling drug dealers and DEA agents.
The joke -- such as it is - is that the Anchorman star is really speaking Spanish, just like all the recognizable Latino actors in the cast - an ambitious and surreal gambit that's more conceptually funny than scene-to-scene amusing.
The film seems destined to be a cult item, and since that's what it was aiming for, it can be called a success.