Nueba Yol (1996)

Nueba Yol
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 44mins.
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Archie Lopez Associate Producer n/a 171 3000012
Victoria Kluge Associate Producer n/a 171 3000013
Elias Munoz Associate Producer n/a 171 3000011
Manuel Pouerie Associate Producer n/a 171 3000010
Lawrence E Martin Associate Producer n/a 171 3000008
Richard Douglas Associate Producer n/a 171 3000009
Rafael DeMarchena Associate Producer n/a 171 3000014
Miguel Muniz Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Elisa Menocal Barton Translator translation 741 12000001
Antonio L Arroyo Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Pengbian Sang Ben Original Music original music score 120838 8000001
Robinson Perez Editor n/a 172 7000001
Sarah Miller Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Chris Norr Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Rafael Cespedes Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Luisito Marti Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Rafael Villalona Actor Pedro 1 1000006
Rosalba Rolon Actor n/a 1 1000007
Alfonso Zayas Actor Chef 1 1000005
Joel Garcia Actor Pancho 1 1000004
Caridad Ravelo Actor Nancy 1 1000002
Raul Carbonell Actor Fellito 1 1000003
Bersaida Vega Actor n/a 1 1000008
Miguel Muniz Director n/a 2 2000001
Miguel Angel Muniz Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Jose Lluberes Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Carlotta Carretero Producer n/a 3 3000003
Joseph Medina Producer n/a 3 3000002
Miguel Angel Muniz Producer n/a 3 3000001
Luisito Marti Actor Balbuena 1 1000001
Synopsis
Nueba Yol (Dominican slang for New York) is the ever-elusive goal of the eccentric Balbuena, whose attempts to legally emigrate have been denied for years. Under the dubious influence of his friend Fellito, Balbuena mortgages his tiny home to pay a corrupt American Embassy consul for an immigration visa. In New York, however, Balbuena's dream of instant riches is replaced by a cold and dreary landscape of poverty, bureaucracy and demeaning off-the-books labor. Matters grow worse as the unassimilated Balbuena becomes an embarrassment to the Americanized wife and teenage children of his cousin, in whose cramped apartment he is living. Balbuena's fortunes slowly begin to improve, however, in an unexpected romance with Nancy, a lonely immigrant planning to return to Santo Domingo, and with a janitorial job in a Mexican restaurant which blossoms into his becoming a chef and then part-owner. But Balbuena's happiness is threatened when Fellito targets him for a drug-related robbery.
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