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Alambrista!
     

Alambrista!

Director: Robert M. Young

Cast: Domingo Ambriz, Trinidad Silva, Linda Gillin

 

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Robert M. Young, who has made a cottage industry of "small" atmospheric films, made his directorial debut in 1977's Alambrista!. Domingo Ambriz plays a young Mexican man who crosses illegally into the U.S. The birth of an additional child convinces him that they need more than he can earn on his small farm. Each employment opportunity ultimately evolves into a

Overview

Robert M. Young, who has made a cottage industry of "small" atmospheric films, made his directorial debut in 1977's Alambrista!. Domingo Ambriz plays a young Mexican man who crosses illegally into the U.S. The birth of an additional child convinces him that they need more than he can earn on his small farm. Each employment opportunity ultimately evolves into a heartbreak thanks to the exploitative practices of Ambriz's American employers.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/17/2012
UPC:
0715515093415
Original Release:
1977
Source:
Criterion
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
1:36:00
Sales rank:
66,831

Special Features

New Audio Commentary featuring Director Robert M. Young and Co-Producer Michael Hausman; ; New Interview with Actor Edward James Olmos; Children of the Fields (1973), a short documentary by Young, accompanied by a new interviewer with the Director; Trailer; Plus: An essay by Film Historian Charles Ramírez Berg

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