• Padre nuestro (2008)

Padre nuestro

Release Date: May 16th, 2008

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Pedro (Jorge Adrián Espíndola) is a Mexican immigrant who is traveling by truck to New York City to find his wealthy father, Diego (Jesús Ochoa), a man he has never met. All Pedro has is a 17-year-old letter with an address at which Diego once worked. But on the road a confident man named Juan (Armando Hernández) takes the letter and steals Pedro's identity. Pedro slowly makes his way to New York, but Juan arrives first and finds Diego, convincing him that he is his long-lost son.

Cast: Jorge Adrián Espíndola, Armando Hernández, Jesús Ochoa, Paola Mendoza, Eugenio Derbez, Leonardo Anzures, Jean Brassard, Barbara Danicka

Director: Christopher Zalla

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Keywords: Growing up, 2000s, Police officer, Gritty, Moving, Father, New York City, Son, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    Zalla constructs a suspenseful movie with no intention of sugarcoating the daily hardships of New York's underclass. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The film is built around two relationships, both touching, both emotionally true. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    The acting is impeccable, with Hernandez radiating an air of sleazy charm and Ochoa doing terrific work as a bitter man who's just lonely enough to have chinks in his well-developed armor. show more

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