Release Date: March 11th, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2009
PG-13|2 hr 7 min
An illegal worker and his daughter-in-law struggle to live.
Director: Chris Eska
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
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
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