A Better Life Poster

Release Date: June 24th, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2011

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.

Cast: Demián Bichir, José Julián, Dolores Heredia, Joaquín Cosio, Carlos Linares, Tim Griffin, Rolando Molina, Isabella Rae Thomas

Director: Chris Weitz

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Summit Entertainment

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