• The City (1998)

The City

Release Date: 1998

DVD Release Date: June 7th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Four gritty stories chronicle the Latino immigrant experience in New York City. In the first, desperate day laborers risk their lives working in unsafe conditions for low pay. Then, newcomer Francisco (Cipriano Garcia) gets a respite from loneliness when he meets a kindhearted woman. Next, homeless puppeteer Luis (Jose Rabelo) battles bureaucracy to register his daughter for school. Finally, garment worker Ana (Silvia Goiz) struggles for the paycheck that could save her sick daughter's life.

Cast: Fernando Reyes, Marcos Martinez Garcia, Moises Garcia, Anthony Rivera, Cipriano Garcia, Leticia Herrera, Jose Rabelo, Stephanie Viruet

Director: David Riker

Genres: Drama

Production Co: North Star Films, Independent Television Series, Echo Lake Productions

Keywords: Daughter, Underdog, Gritty, Sacrifice, Quest, Emotional, Car, New York City, Mother, 1990s