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1995 | Color | 128 min

The film traces an immigrant family?s trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs over a period of three generations.

Country: Estados Unidos
Direction: Nava; Gregory
Script: Nava; Gregory, Thomas; Anna
Production: Thomas; Anna, East; Guy, Law; Lindsay, Luddy; Tom, Molina; Sergio, Ford Coppola; Francis
Photography: Lachman; Edward
Sound: Wilde; Marian
Music: Mckenzie; Mark
Cast:Smits; Jimmy, Morales; Esai, James Olmos; Edward
Art direction: Lustig; Adam, Myers; Tony
Participation year at FICM: 2012

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