Brooks Actors: Adam Sandler, Paz Vega, Téa Leoni, Cloris Leachman, Sarah Steele, Shelbie Bruce, Ian Hyland, Aimee Garcia Would you hire a drop-dead gorgeous maid who doesn’t speak a word of English, if you couldn’t even remember one or two words in Spanish and your marriage was in trouble?Several years after Flor (Paz Vega) and her daughter Christina (Shelbie Bruce) sneak into the U. from Mexico, Flor lands a housekeeping job with the Claskey family in Beverly Hills.
John’s an unbelievably nice guy that everyone loves and appreciates, except Deborah.
Addicted to exercise and fits of neurosis, she has left the workforce to become a fulltime mother. ” Deborah says about this, to which her teenage daughter Bernice (Sarah Steele) echoes, “Double gulp!
His other characters, however, are insightfully drawn. S.) Vega is pitch-perfect in every way, and her beauty is highlighted by close-ups and flattering key lights.
As a dirt-poor, super-fit, non-English-speaking, Mexican maid who wears the same sweater as wealthy Deborah, she is totally improbable, but just as likeable. This film is hers, 100 percent, and she deserves every ounce of celebrity that is hurtling her way.
Housekeeper Flor and her daughter Cristina move in with the wealthy Clasky family, and they soon become entangled in the Claskys' complicated personal lives - with potentially life-changing results for themselves. Explore our must-see shows for December; and for more of the world’s best movies, series, kids’ shows and LIVE sport buy a Kwesé decoder online.
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“Wow,” says the clueless Deborah to Flor, about her beauty. ” Later, John says, “I don’t know if you know guilt, but…” to which Christina replies, “We know.
We’re Catholics.” Perhaps the most insightful of his lines – and no doubt the lynchpin of this film – is when Deborah’s mother says to Flor, “I lived my life for myself. None of it works.” His two main characters could be better.
When John interacts with Bernice, he hits perfect notes.
But when he learns of his wife’s affair, he seems lost.
Having successfully ignored her own children for years (including her almost invisible son), Deborah latches onto Christina and tries to turn her into a pint-sized version of herself.