El Universal reports that the Rudo y Cursi soundtrack, which will be released 18 November, will include Gael García Bernal’s musical debut with the track “Quiero que me quieras.” The cover of Cheap Trick‘s “I Want You to Want Me” may not win a Grammy, says Luis Padilla of La Firma, to Agencia Reforma in El Sigo de Torreón (but it’s okay).
Univision describes the tracklisting as a creation with a vested interest in showcasing anthems of the region’s Mexican folk music. It will feature original works from Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Banda El Recodo, The Mangos, La Sonora Dinamita, Banda Machos, Amandititita, Banda Agua Escondida, Mexi Cumbia Bros, Toñita, and Conjunto Encuentro; and covers by Black Lips, Jóvenes y Sexys, El Instituto Mexicano Del Sonid, Nortec, Los Látigos, Adán Jodorowsky, Disco Ruido, Devendra Banhart, Diplo, Kumbia Queers, Dios Malos, No Somos Machos PSM, Niña Dioz, Prietto Viaja Al Cosmos Con Mariano, and Juana Molina.
César Huerta reported from the press conference at Morelia where actors Bernal and Diego Luna and brothers Cuarón described a production by charolastras in general, where the cast and crew never stopped joking. “And we remember when you anger Alfonso, he starts to stutter,” said Luna. Read more. Reuters reported in La Crónica on the promotional campaign at the festival, which sometimes irked journalists and executives alike. But Alfonso Cuarón also had an opportunity to talk about the trip through the desert where the idea for the film was born. Carlos was wearing jeans with a frayed jacket and sombrero when at one point, some young people passed by and commented that he while looked like a tough guy (rudo) he also looked like a poser (cursi).
Finally, check out the blog La Infiltrada more promotional images and videos from the film.
Thanks to Matt for his help with the translation.