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242 Ratings


United States, 2006
Drama, LGBTQ+, Romance


Magdalena, the daughter of a Mexican-American family, falls pregnant a few months before her 15th birthday celebration. Her religious father forces her out of home. She moves in with great uncle Tomas and her cousin Carlos. Magdalena, Carlos, and Tomas pull together as a family of outsiders.

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Quinceañera Directed by Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2006 | 2 wins including: Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic Competition)

Independent Spirit Awards

2007 | Winner: John Cassavetes Award

2008 | Nominee: Producers Award

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