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Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

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  • Summary: A homosexual dentist agrees to take care of his nine-year-old nephew while his sister travels in India.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. 80
    Bear Cub casually pulls off an amazing feat--combining innocent childhood nostalgia and graphic sexuality.
  2. 75
    Cachorro's main flaw is in its ending, which seems somewhat abrupt and unfinished, but these characters have become so endearing by then that it hardly seems to matter.
  3. Reviewed by: Jessica Reaves
    75
    The audience gets all of the love, with none of the guilt. It's enough to give you faith in family dramas again.
  4. Moves deftly from a wry and affectionate father-son bonding comedy to wrenching drama.
  5. 63
    Pedro is what a friend of mine calls a ''macho Iberico," which refers to a certain type of cocky, insensitive Spanish man.
  6. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    60
    Bearded, burly and even balding, these "bears" are a refreshing change from the depilated, youth-obsessed men of "Queer as Folk."
  7. 50
    Albaladejo turns his film into a banal, mildly entertaining trifle of affirmation, eliciting a shrug more than any real emotion.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. JimG.
    Jun 27, 2006
    7
    A moving story about a mother, an uncle, and a grandmother and their love for a child. And, at last, a "gay and lesbian" movie where gayness A moving story about a mother, an uncle, and a grandmother and their love for a child. And, at last, a "gay and lesbian" movie where gayness is incidental to the plot rather than the focus of it. Expand

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