In the movie My Family the identity of Jimmy is very different than any other member of the family. In the beginning of the movie Jimmy is given the image of a lovable and pampered boy. Then later on, although being a good, loving person, his attitude towards life changes after his brother's death.
As part of his culture, he values the work that his father goes through to survive and support his family. This is shown when his father, Jose, tells him about how the corn is planted and how big their field used to be. Jimmy exhibits admiration and awe towards his father's teachings and stories. A way in which the movie shows how he is pampered is when his brother, Chucho, is worrying so much to make Jimmy's pants look perfect for the wedding. Another sign of the affect