A Better Life

PG-13| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Carlos Galindo (Demián Bichir), a Mexican illegal immigrant and veteran Los Angeles day laborer, has trouble connecting with his son, Luis (José Julián), whose gang-affiliated girlfriend is tempting him to ignore his father's example of clean living. Carlos buys a truck to begin working as a self-employed man and earn more money, but when it is stolen, his hopes for a more affluent life are dashed. Unable to turn to the police for help, father and son embark on a quest to find the vehicle.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Summit Entertainment

A Better Life (2011)

Release Date: June 24th, 2011|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • February 16, 2012 my00000000113148
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    loved the story it really shows what may people live as an immigrant, tha every day parenting issues are reflected in ths movie. A better life will be a look in the mirrow for millions across the border.

  • December 29, 2011 joichase
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    tarest movie I\'ve seen in a long time. Oscar worth in my viw. A lot of depthy with lessons for all of us. Joichase@aol.com

  • July 31, 2011 an00000000083623
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    Touches the heart.


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