As a film that mixes comedy with deep sadness, “Spanglish” is both realistic and idealistic as well. When it comes to depicting California life accurately, I’d say it definitely achieves this. Without cramming it down our throats, it emphasizes the obvious differences in how people are treated depending on their wealth.
The reckless indifference and sense of superiority that some wealthy Californians often openly parade is shown in “Spanglish” in a raw, real way. It rings true to anyone who’s worked in a service position.
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