Baby Kake

1984-1984

Dir. Harry Gamboa Jr., ASCO, 3/4 tape Color Sound 00:06:02

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Gamboa enjoys taking a serious situation and pumping it up into melodrama and absurdity. Baby Kake and No Supper are two examples in this collection. They take the idea of a dysfunctional Latino family to extremes, with Baby Kake featuring a man dressed as Marie Antoinette commenting on a mother who resents losing her freedom by having to care for a baby and a father who only comes around once a month.

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