Alambrista!

Alambrista!
Alambrista!

Year

1977

Duration

94 minutes

Genres

Action and Adventure, Drama

Language

English / Spanish

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Synopsis

A tough, original and absorbing movie about immigration and building a new life. Roberto is an undocumented migrant - a Mexican who decides to leave his country after his daughter is born, in the hope of building a better life. Crossing over into the US, he tries to find work in California, taking any job he can, hitch-hiking and sneaking onto freight trains. But even when Roberto finds what looks to be a steady job and a decent place to live, keeping hold of them is a whole new problem in a country where, for many, the American Dream always seems to be just out of reach.

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12 Classification

Contains one use of strong language.

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