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Mucho Mucho Amor

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (2020)

Every day for decades, Walter Mercado — the iconic, gender non-conforming astrologer — mesmerized 120 million Latino viewers with his extravagance and positivity. Then he vanished from the public eye” –Netflix

Mucho Mucho Amor Film Poster
District Grade:B
District Category:Worth It
Sub-Genres:People, Pop Culture, Nostalgia
Run Time:96 Mins
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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Equal parts Oprah, Liberace, and Mr. Rogers, Walter was a celebrated daily part of Latin culture—until one day in 2007 he mysteriously disappeared. Over a decade later, the filmmakers find Walter and invite us into his home and interior world as he prepares to restore his legacy in the public eye” –Sundance


The District’s Quick Hits

Awards:The Unfogettables (Cinema Eye Honors Awards), Best Documentary Feature (Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Awards)
Where To Stream:Netflix
Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:100% (Tomatometer), 93% (Audience)
Director:Kareem Tabsch, Cristina Costantini
Starring: Walter Mercado, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Willy Acosta
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Mucho Mucho Amor

96 Minutes
Worth It
Final Grade: B
Now Streaming On: Netflix ($)


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