Something special is on the agenda for 2018 so stay tuned! Getting to the set was always exciting, an awesome experience, but I dressed myself and I did my hair. It centers on the plight of young Mexicanas and Chicanas and their male counterparts growing up in the section of , who face the struggles of friendship, romantic entanglements, and motherhood in a neighborhood ravaged by gang violence. Giggles tells the group about Sauvecito, which she learned about from Big Sleepy, a veteran Loco who had down some work on the truck. But when Sad Girl sleeps with Mousie's boyfriend a member of their neighborhood gang who is killed in a drug deal gone bad and becomes pregnant, their friendship is ruptured. The news causes the Locas to consider selling Sauvecito to make money for the families Ernesto had left behind. What do you peeps think? Sad Girl and Mousie Seidy Lopez have been best friends since they could remember. With a character like Whisper, we see a transition in urban gangster style, a woman anticipating new days and seeking new sources of aesthetic power.
I will add that she is raising her kids on her own because she is a widow. She owes her name to her soft raspy voice. Review aggregator reports that the film has earned a 71% based on 21 reviews, with a rating of 6. Marlo Marron can also be found on Who can forget going around with a vato from another neighborhood? She was born to a humble and hardworking family in the Yucatán and grew up in East Los. My Crazy Life, 1994 shows a series of events from the different perspectives of several Chicano teenagers belonging to the gangs in the Echo Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles.
Things soon get serious between the adolescents resulting in Mousie becoming pregnant and then giving birth to a son. He is always working on something incredible. The film takes a rather independent look at a world where women seem to have no choice but to raise their children, involve themselves with gang activity, and survive by whatever means available. My make-up was done by an artist, but with my assistance. The tension between these two characters can make it easy for one to place themselves in a particular camp. Historically, most gangster films are centered on men, with an occasional female character to provide a sense of glamour and romance. This movie is definitely in my top 5.
He always leaves me with nuggets of wisdom. She paints her nails a candy apple red. Its fashion has had an immeasurable impact of young Latina women. Seidy worked quite a bit after playing Mousie in Mi Vida Loca. You can check out some of the things Jesse is up to, on his Facebook Page Till this day, women will always ask me about this sexy creature.
Very tall, and looked like she was made out of gold. Giggles then tries to connect with her neighbourhood friends such as Big Sleepy. We also have the pleasure of doing many meet and greets with one of the original locas from Echo Park. The veteran gang members observe the dead-end lives that result from the constant drug-dealing, fighting, and promiscuity. Jacob Vargas is not only commercially successful, he is an artisan.
Putting on my eyeliner, and doing my hair was a must at that time. It peaked at 70 on the. They pride themselves for remaining loyal to each other and their gang. A few months ago, I was pleased to find the cop on the motorcycle pulling up in front of my car was actually none other than Papi Chulo, Julian Reyes! Whisper lives and becomes as a symbol for a new aesthetic, one that merges the old with the new, the feminine with the masculine. Who could forget those eyes!!!! Whisper is the anchor of her posse, the most confident and the most boss. The next day it is revealed that a younger Loco had actually stolen and crashed the truck and that El Duran had been murdered without cause.
Near the end of the film, there is the death of a rival gang leader, a pachuco who wears suits and drives class cars. She sports a custom-made baseball cap stitched with Old English letters. Vero Arellano aka Stranger manages the page on Facebook but she is also one of the 30 inspiring women featured on a Living Firme Podcast. These girls worry about being killed in gang fights, but still fuss over daily chores such as doing the laundry and getting groceries. Sad Girl is very much a tomboy.
Suddenly the Locos arrive and immediately shoot El Duran, no questions asked, before escaping into the night. I have multiple digital copies of the movie. I Watch it at least once a month in some format Growing up in San Francisco, i could relate to many of the characters and people in the movie. Like the pachucas that came before her, Whisper toyed with the idea of gender expectations. Ernesto has pledged to both Sad Girl and Mousie that he will keep them safe the night of the fight, but as the girls hesitate while facing each other down, they are startled by two gun shots, echoing through the valley. The ending of Mi Vida Loca displays the madness which saturates the lives of these Chicanos, but it also shows the wisdom which develops from living through such experiences.