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Nicolás Pereda's version of a slacker comedy follows the adventures of two Mexico City movers going nowhere fast.
In Pereda's version of a slacker comedy, Gabino (Gabino Rodríguez) and Paco (Francisco Barreiro) are now Mexico City movers going nowhere fast, living a futile and frequently comedic existence as they move a variety of people of all socio-economic classes (including composer Michael Nyman) in and out of apartments. At home, Gabino's mother (played again by Teresa Sánchez) devotedly waits for her favoured son Miguel to return while continually nagging Gabino about his slacker lifestyle. When tragedy strikes the household, Gabino and his mother undertake a grim act of filial devotion that leads them deep into the forest, where a wordless epiphany offers some kind of hope for reconciliation. "Moving someone is a transient job, the better to observe clients who, like travellers, are at their most pressured, and in this stratified society, their most prejudiced. Pereda is an anti-glamour director: Everything about his characters and their situations rings true" (Howard Feinstein, Indiewire).