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"On the way to finding a family, she found love."
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This comedy, based on a novel by Christine Bell, concerns a pair of unrelated Cuban refugees who pretend to be a family in order to increase their chances of being allowed to stay in the United States. The fake family includes a former aristocrat, played by Alfred Molina, and a former prostitute, played by Marisa Tomei, who pretend to be married. Anjelica Huston plays Carmela, the aristocrat's ex-wife, who appears suddenly and threatens to upend the whole plan. The film was directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake, Queen of Katwe) and co-stars Chazz Palminteri, Trini Alvarado, Celia Cruz, and Ranjit Chowdhry.

The Perez Family is an Comedy, Drama, Romance movie that was released in 1995 and has a run time of 1 hr 53 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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| 1995 | 1 hr 53 min | 6.0/10
Marisa Tomei, Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston, Chazz Palminteri
Mira Nair
Produced By
Julia Chasman, Robin Swicord