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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Jack Black
Efren Ramirez
Ana de la Reguera
Hector Jimenez
Directors
Jared Hess
Screenwriters
Mike White
Jared Hess
Running Time
92 minutes

Nacho Libre
Jack Black in stretchy pants. What more could you want?


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Nacho Libre

Plot
Nacho (Black) is a priest who’s into wrestling. To fund his orphanage’s shortage of salad come dinnertime, he moonlights as a heroic if notably unsuccessful wrestler. But can this be the work of God? And what will he do about his feelings for the new nun in town?


Verdict
A daft idea perfectly calibrated to Black’s pop mania, then hermetically sealed by a director who thinks he’s making a Hal Hartley movie.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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