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1[[quoteright:212:]]²²''Amar te Duele'' (''Loving You Hurts'') is a Mexican film released in 2002.²²The film deals with two Mexico City teenagers who fall in love with each other: Renata (Creator/MarthaHigareda), a [[UptownGirl rich white girl]], and Ulises (Luis Fernando Peña), a poor indigenous boy. Because of their class and racial differences, [[StarCrossedLovers society will do everything to keep them apart]].²²The story also depicts how the Mexican upper and lower class interact and their [[SnobsVsSlobs prejudices and discrimination against each other]].²²!!This movie provides examples of:²* CatholicSchoolGirlsRule: Renata, her sister, and her friends, attend an all-girls exclusive Catholic school, as expected, they are shown engaging in heavy underage drinking and doing drugs. ²* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Francisco's gun]].²* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The scenes inside the shopping mall Renata and Ulises meet, used to contrast the luxurious environment and the poverty of Ulises and his friends.²* DoubleMeaningTitle: The title could be interpreted as either ''Amar te duele'' (Loving hurts you) or ''Amarte duele'' (Loving you hurts). When written on posters, it's usually kept ambiguous, as in the page image.²* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Renata dies from a gunshot from Francisco]].²* HopeSpot: Near the end Renata and Ulises are just about to run away together by boarding a bus [[spoiler: cue Mariana and Francisco with a gun]].²* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: [[spoiler: At the end, Francisco confronts Ulises and Renata threatening them with a handgun, when Ulises is not intimidated by it, Francisco attempts to shoot Ulises but due to his firearms inexperience he shoots Renata instead]].²* JerkAss: Francisco, in his EstablishingCharacterMoment he purposely drives over a puddle of water splashing the bystanders of a bus stop, while his' and Renata's friends cheer on him for doing it, Renata is visibly disgusted by it.²* LoveAtFirstSight: Renata and Ulises can't keep their eyes from each other the moment they see each other through the glass of a store. ²* LoveHurts: It's in the title, both leads suffer greatly during the movie.²* MalignedMixedMarriage: The relationship between a white girl and an indigenous boy is not well received by pretty much anybody; it exacerbates their economic differences.²* NWordPrivileges: The Mexican variant, as Francisco and Mariana pejoratively call Ulises "[[ Naco]]" or " Aboriginal". And when the mother of both Mariana and Renata calls her out on this, she just says "That's how these people are called!".²* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: Francisco, who's hinted to be the son of an influential politician, and Ulises, whose family dedicates to the selling of clothes in a bazaar, vie for the affections of Renata.²* ShootTheShaggyDog: See HopeSpot and DownerEnding.²* SpoiledBrat: Francisco who is a JerkAss who doesn't hesitate to send his bodyguards to beat Ulises. And Renata's sister, Mariana, who's prejudiced, vain, superficial and alcoholic to boot²* StarCrossedLovers: Renata and Ulises since both their families try to keep them apart, and see DownerEnding.


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