Alambrista Poster

Release Date: October 16th, 1977

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Struggling to support his family in Mexico, Roberto (Domingo Ambriz), a young Mexican man, illegally crosses the border to the United States in search of work. Exploited by his American employers, Roberto labors in harsh conditions for insufficient wages and fails to make enough money for his family. Continually on the lookout for immigration raids, Roberto has to maintain a constant vigilance as he travels from town to town, searching for employment.

Cast: Domingo Ambriz, Trinidad Silva, Linda Gillin, Ned Beatty, Julius Harris, Paul Berrones, Edward James Olmos

Director: Robert Young

Genres: Drama

Distributors: First Run, Public Broadcasting Service

Keywords: Sacrifice, Daughter, Quest, Family, 1970s, Underdog, Dark