Essay On Selena Quintanilla Meez

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It is not very often that the world is graced with the beautiful presence of someone who exuberated love and light so flawlessly, so effortlessly. To many Selena Quintanilla-Perez was, quiet honestly, a Godsend. She was talented, kind, and so full of love that it is no wonder how she captivated the hearts of Latinos and Non-Latinos all over the globe. It also is a rarity for a Hollywood produced movie to capture that true essence of an influential personality, especially when that person has passed on, but Selena did just that. The movie was executed excellently, and although there is nothing close to the feeling of actually having Selena back, the movie was able to bring her back to life so that those who were too young or not born yet could experience this once in a lifetime Estrella. Released on the 21st of March in the year 1997, Selena was a cinematic masterpiece that took its audience through an inspiring journey over the course of Selena Quintanilla-Perez’s short life and her everlasting career. In the movie, Selena (portrayed by Rebecca Lee Meza and Jennifer Lopez) is a young Latina who peruses a career in music and with the…show more content…
While browsing, they find a dress they are interested in and want to try on. Immediately, the saleswoman insinuates that she nor her friend would be able to afford the dress. In a funny turn of events, someone spots Selena and it spreads through the mall that she is there which leads to a swarm of fans crowding the store and asking for her autograph, leaving the saleswoman to eat her words. Another scene that comes to mind is when her father gave Selena and her brother, A.B. (Jacob Vargas) a lesson on what it means and just how hard it is to be Mexican-American. He tells them “We have to be more Mexican than the Mexicans and more American than the Americans, both at the same time! It 's exhausting!” (Nava,

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