A Day Without a Mexican

Synopsis: A thick fog surrounds California's borders, communication beyond state lines is cut off, and the Mexicans disappear: workers, spouses, and business owners are missing. Cars are abandoned in the street, food is left cooking on the stove. We meet the wife of a musician who's gone, a state Senator whose maid doesn't show up for work, and a farm owner whose produce is ripe and unpicked. A scientist asks any Mexicans who haven't disappeared to volunteer for genetic experiments: a female newscaster and the daughter of the musician may be the only missing links around. Why them? And where have all the Mexicans gone? Even the border guards grieve. The state and its economy grind to a halt.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director(s): Sergio Arau
Production: Televisa Cine
  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min


Wake up and my husband..

he left

! Affection!

Robert, these there?


I sought this, he was


It is usually when waking up this

here, but it was not..

The car deles/delas this out...

Then I heard that all the

Mexicans left...

And my husband is Mexican

We met each other in Tennesse, I was

the singer of a strip of Rock

Now he is the singer of

" The wet Dogs"

It is a same strip pillion


And it is common that it is not

But it doesn't disappear

there is little like this

Then Lucy, my daughter..

she entered for my room

She was crying..

And she spoke to me that Bobby,

my son also had party

I want to say that even accent

the teeth deles/delas in the bathroom..

The would never leave without the deles/delas



I said that you stop!

This will be a good day

in California...

"The Boy" will be sleeping during

the following three daas...

Don't wake up him/it...

And he brings somebody...

Because we will have some

magnificent days in

the bay, what reminds me,

safe it will be in "Great Marshall"

"San Jose's Bass the Horseman

"Car show

They wait them a little

of sprinkles here...

In it is Worth Central

doing to people

very happy...

We will go now to the South of


The sky will be a little

darkness in that area..

systems of press of discharges here...

There is a system of loud

press here...

very strange...

But to who worries him...

These will be good

days to do sport..

Good because, I am

Jos Velzquez...

and this was,

"Good morning report"

The water continues dripping...

Try to close this

but it continues leaving..

Please Mr. Tim

when he has time

I will thank for this him...

I said this in the conference

of press...

and now I speak this other time..

"I never went...

against those

illegal workers...

They were contracted

for my part of back...

One day before the


It proves and I was

for the station of the..

He/she marries crazy, to negotiate,

two Mexican painters...

Steven, lowered at the 7:30 hours


I eat daily, he/she found

there for the Mexican painters

The vi that lowers the square

of the father deles/delas...

but it felt uncomfortable,

he is very sensitive in that

Steven is very special

as for the colors

and the workers offered him/it

to equal the colors to that of the sofa

Out of here!

It was!

! It was

! It was

! Out of here

Who devils did hire them?

Of next time I will call him/it

immigration authorities

We are American,

simply defending..

Our earth, our values,

and they cross

that border...

Without our permission

People that Blanca disappeared

in the whole country...

they come here, they take ours


And they are also filling

this country of drugs...

It is a robbery...

they are stealing us

our lives

We are here to exercise

the freedom of expression

and to give safety

They are entitled of

to give the opinion deles/delas

It is a country free.. and those

they are some mad

We are not

in the side of anybody

Although we agreed with them

and they are in the correct thing

The Party of May 5,

it is a Latin festival day



it is not a Latin festival day

He/she is only a celebration of Mexico

This albeit it is yours

do name limits?

Layla Rob

Well, Miss Rob

... we are seeking one

Latin Reportera

I am Latin...

I want to say, mine rectifies one

name he is Rodrguez

My name profecional

it is Layla Rob

The first day for the one that Lilac was it


She asked me...

The one that I have to bring

to be like you?

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Sergio Arau

Sergio Arau (born Alfonso Sergio Arau Corona; November 14, 1951), also known as "El Uyuyuy", is a Mexican musician, singer-songwriter, screenwriter, film director, film producer, music producer, cartoonist, animator and painter. He is the son of film director Alfonso Arau. Arau rose to prominence as a founding member of the band Botellita de Jerez which was formed in 1983 and created the style Guacarrock. He got his start in Music at the Avandaro Festival in 1971 with his family band "La Ley de Herodes". As a solo artist, he has released three studio albums. Arau has directed music videos, animations, and film. He is best known as a film director for the films A Day Without a Mexican and Naco es Chido.In 2015 he founded the band Los Heavy Mex with members from the Mexican/American band Rusty Eye. more…

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