In 1999, the movie Sex, modesty and tears was in charge of putting on the table some topics such as talking explicitly about the sexuality and limits in love relationships.
Over time, both the production team and the public’s critics noticed that they had left out important topics, intimate partner violence had been shown as something normalized and society was changing, so planning began for Sex, modesty and tears 2. This sequel is premiered on February 4 through the platform of streaming HBOMax.
During the red carpet of this sequel, Monica Dionne explained to Infobae Mexico that both the cast and the director they started devising the film at least five years ago; The event took place on February 3 at the Tonala Cinema, located in the Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office in Mexico City.
The revealing trailer put her character Maria in a dangerous situation, because he jumped from a building without the public being able to know if he had had a fatal result, in this regard, without giving details, The actress commented that this incident would cause a meeting of solidarity between women That would be very important to the plot.
The sequel to the film starring Susana Zabaleta, Demian Bichir, Monica Dionne, Jorge Salinas, Cecilia Suarez Y Victor Hugo Martin reunited much of the original cast, however, the plot focused on the children of their respective characters, providing a look attached to the generation of twentysomethings living their youth today.
It should be noted that the advance Sex, modesty and tears 2 presented Mateo, a young 27-year-old photographer and artist who went to the home of Carlos (Huggo Martin) and Ana (Susana Zabaleta) to search for answers about his father.
This mysterious character drives the plot of the recent premiere, as his presence alters the lives of his father’s friends Thomas, as will be remembered, the eccentric traveler ends his life towards the end of Sex, modesty and tears.
The young man was played by Jose Angel Bichir, son of Demian Bichir, who acted as Tomas in the 1999 film. This actor acknowledged that when he saw the first part of the story, he never imagined collaborating in the continuation, but when the work became a reality, he was confident that it would be a success.
Confront his father’s friends and being the living memory of Tomas causes multiple revelations of the past so that the new generation of young people can illustrate the consequences of the incidents shown in the first part of the film.
In a short conversation with Infobae Mexico, director Alonso Iniguez shared that his work focused on illustrating the new conflicts that the current generation is experiencing, when he was questioned about his future perception of Sex, modesty and tears 2, was enthusiastic about the idea that someone would pick up the idea 30 years later and make a third part.
Alonso Iniguez also admitted that he sought to give the film a more feminine look, focusing on Katya and Matilda, the daughters of the protagonists of the first part of this drama and resignifying how women were represented in Sex, modesty and tears from 1999.
Just as 20 years passed in real life, the story of the film takes place two decades later, the actors and actresses who joined the cast were Ximena Romo as Katia, the daughter of Andrea (Cecilia Suárez); Naian Gonzalez Norvind as Matilde, the daughter of Carlos (Huggo Martin) and Ana (Susana Zabaleta), who faces a conflict with her family because there are restrictions regarding Tomás’ son; Francis Wheel as Benny, a young musician who is part of the new circle of friends and Victoria Volkova as Sam, a trans girl who awakens the love interest of one of the characters.
While in the first part of this story the theme and musical arrangements were in charge of alex sintek, for Sex, modesty and tears 2 the person in charge of singing the song with the same title was Alexandra Guzman.
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Sex, modesty and tears 2: this was the red carpet of the film at the Tonalá Cinema