A Better Life | 2011

Drama
Determined to give his teenage son a better future, an illegal immigrant struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while working for the city's wealthy home owners.
Director: Chris Weitz
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 2 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Carlos Galindo

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... Luis Galindo

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... Ruthie Valdez

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... Anita

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... Blasco Martinez

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... Santiago

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... Mrs. Donnelley

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... Juvie Officer

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... Facundo

Actor

... As Himself

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... Ramon

Actor

... School Security Officer

Actor

Company

Alex’s Gourmet Catering

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Cranium

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Synopsis

Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the US. But when his wife left him, Carlos's only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had. Together, they embark on a physical and spiritual journey where they discover that family is the most important part of the American dream.

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