• Cesar Chavez (2014)

Cesar Chavez

Release Date: March 28th, 2014

DVD Release Date: July 22nd, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Famed labor organizer and civil-rights activist Cesar Chavez (Michael Peña) is torn between his duty to his family and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.

Cast: Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich, Eli Vargas, Jack Holmes, Kevin Dunn, Michael Cudlitz

Director: Diego Luna

Genres: Historical drama , Biography

Production Co: Canana Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    Enlivened by a strong cast, Cesar Chavez is a straightforward and inspiring account of a noble man. show more

  • 75
    Bill ZweckerChicago Sun-Times

    It’s Pena’s quietly powerful interpretation of Cesar Chavez the man that makes this movie work so well. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Like "42," Cesar Chavez lacks the budget to feel truly epic in scope. The violence is scattered, shocking and personal, the struggles within the union muted but the outrage — is palpable. show more

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