Fun, breezy, 88 minutes of cinematic cotton candy!
In Me Quiero Casar(I Want to Get Married, 1967), the sweet, lovely Jane Friedman(Angelica Maria) is a "gringa" from the USA and she's on vacation in Mexico. A heart surgeon, Pedro(Alberto Vasquez), makes a bet with his friends that he can seduce Jane. What's Pedro to do when he REALLY starts to fall in love with Jane? Will the two live happily ever after?
Maria can speak fluent Spanish and English and she does a credible job playing a "gringa"("white, Caucasian woman"). Maria and Vasquez must've had a "Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers" type chemistry; it's fun watching the two play soldiers in Pancho Villa's army during a campy fantasy scene. I also like the scene where a riot breaks out at a bull fight arena: Jane passes out into a priest's arms and a brunette in a blue shirt pulls Pedro's hair! Let's not forget about co star Malu Reyes: with a pretty face and a killer body, she may have been the Jane Mansfield of Mexico! John Kelly, with his decent acting and decent Spanish, co stars as Jane's "friend". Kelly may have been from the USA. He also appeared in the Cantinflas comedy Su Excelencia(1966). That instrumental pop song by El Klan is really catchy! Every time I hear it, I wanna shake my booty! Sergio Guerrero's bubbly music score also adds to the fun. Me Quiero Casar is a fun piece of 1960's Mexican fluff.
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