La Ciudad (The City) (1998)



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This American film (in Spanish) focuses on Latin-American immigrants living in New York City. All four stories concern the lives of poor, working-class people. The stories have tragic endings and reflect the harsh realities of life in the ghettos of New York.

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Critic Reviews for La Ciudad (The City)

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

These four portraits of poor Latin American immigrants living in New York City draw out our fury over the large gap between the haves and the have-nots in America.

Mar 4, 2002 | Full Review…

it is the absence of any kind of inner force in the film that disturbs me more than its morbid subject matter

Jan 22, 2002 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A haunting, compassionate look at the day-to-day lives of all too many New Yorkers.

Feb 21, 2001 | Full Review…

A work of film art that isn't in the least "artsy" because it is so deeply felt and so disciplined in its understated and unsentimentalized depiction of real lives.

Jan 1, 2000

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