YMMV / The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

  • Genius Bonus: People with knowledge in Mexican culture and history will chuckle and recognize the references said by Beli's father.
  • Jerkass Woobie: Beli has suffered a lot in her life, including being horribly abused as a child by her foster family who inflicted severe burns on her, having equally horrible luck in love and needing to raise her two children singlehandedly, and wasting away from breast cancer even later on, but at the same time you can see why her daughter Lola finds her really, really hard to like at times.
  • The Woobie: Oscar, full stop.