August Evening Poster

Release Date: March 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2009

PG-13|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
An illegal worker and his daughter-in-law struggle to live.

Cast: Pedro Castaneda, Veronica Loren, Abel Becerra, Walter Perez

Director: Chris Eska

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Eska seems to be attempting an ambitious Mexican-American variation on "King Lear," another tale of an aging patriarch seeking refuge but ultimately rejected by ungrateful children. show more

  • This quiet, contemplative gem of a film paints a painfully accurate portrait of familial love, loss, and healing-by-degrees among the migrant communities bordering San Antonio. show more

  • Pedro Castaneda, a nonprofessional appearing in his first film, and Veronica Loren tug at your heartstrings with their portrayals of the lead characters. show more

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