The Dead of Summer

The Dead of Summer

by Mr. Enrique J. Castillo


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781505479386
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/07/2016
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Enrique Castillo is an award- winning actor/writer/director of theater, television and film with over 60 credits. He is most recognized for his role as Montana in Taylor Hackford's "Blood In Blood Out", of which one film critic wrote "He plays the role with the wisdom of Torquemada and the strength of a Sandinista warrior." Another role that has brought him much recognition is Cesar in Showtime's "Weeds"

Enrique began his career with Luis Valdez's El Teatro Campesino where he also worked with renowned English director Peter Brook and his theater company which included Academy Award winner Helen Mirren.

He was a co-founder the Latin music group, Flor Del Pueblo as vocalist, musician and composer and producer of their self titled album Flor del Publo. One of their songs "Soy Del Pueblo" is included in the Smithsonian Folkways CD Rolas de Azlan: Songs of the Chicano Movement.

Enrique's film debut was acting opposite Charles Bronson in "Borderline", and has worked with such notable directors as Tony Scott (Déjà Vu), Taylor Hackford (Blood In-Blood Out), Miguel Arteta (Enlightened), Stephen Frears (The Hi-Lo Country), Wim Wenders (The End of Violence), Gregory Nava (My Family & El Norte), Oliver Stone (Nixon), and Tim Burton (Mars Attacks).

As founding member of The Latino Theater Company in Los Angeles, Enrique performed in all company's productions and was a writer on "Stone Wedding" and the multi-award-winning "August 29".

He is the writer of the award winning Veteranos: A Legacy of Valor, a theater piece honoring the military contributions by Latinos in America's defense, which was recognized by the Hispanic Congressional Caucus.

Enrique has written three film scripts including Yo Solo (I Alone), The Cobra, Valley of The Dead, Deerdancer and the screen version of The Last Angry Brown Hat and Valley of The Dead

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