when i'm young
We talked with Natasha Dupeyrón and Michael Ronda about ‘When I’m Young’

when i’m young is a Mexican film that tells the story of Malene (Verónica Castro), a 70-year-old woman, who gets a second chance at life when she magically turns into her 22-year-old self (Natasha Dupeyrón). To hide her true identity, Malena pretends to be “Maria” and becomes the lead singer of her grandson’s (Michael Ronda) band.

During the movie, Malene tries to realize his dream of singing, which he had to abandon at some point in his life due to different circumstances. However, she is now able to return to the plans that she had in her mind before starting a family.

For its part, Natasha Dupeyron told us that when i’m young It is a story that invites you to try to fulfill your dreams and realize that it is never too late to carry it out, even if you feel that it is too late.

“Today you are in a moment to fulfill what you want. And I love that message, I think that the people who go to see it, whether they are young or old, will be moved by this because I think that our culture is suddenly like seeing for others and not for your dreams.

Natasha Dupeyron

Malene She is a woman who gave herself to her family for years and ended up forgetting herself and her own goals. Something that is quite common in humans. For them, Dupeyron considers that the film has a great message of starting to live in the present.

“I like that we usually say ‘when I grow up’ and here it is ‘when I’m young’ it’s like stopping living in the future, on the contrary it’s doing what you want today and not leaving it for later.”

Natasha Dupeyron


What’s so special about when I’m young?

The main theme of the film is the second chances that life gives and the bonds that we can make with other people. That is why in the end, it is a very moving story that makes you rethink your present, past and future.

Thus, michael round outsider who agreed to work on the film, as it is a family and positive project. “The truth is that I really enjoyed it.” In addition, he explained that like his character, he loves music and has “found in moments of saying that it is impossible to follow a dream”.

In the meantime, Dupeyron He commented that the film is special because it encourages you to dare to do things that you have never allowed yourself. “I feel that from there I learn what you like and what you don’t.”

when i'm young

Would you like to live in another era?

The film takes us back in time to a time when boleros were popular in Mexico and the way of life was totally different, a detail that Dupeyrón ended up loving. “Before, things were made to be worshipped, today everything is disposable, I think I would like to live in that moment.”

For its part, Round added that he would love to live in a time when people traveled by horses and everything was “Super stylish” . However, he confessed that he likes to be in the present because “I couldn’t live without tiktok”.

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Source: Fueradefoco

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