Al Otro Lado

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Told using Mexico's 200 year-old tradition of corrido music, To The Other Side recounts the story of an aspiring corrido composer facing two life-changing choices: to traffic drugs or unlawfully cross the border into the United States.

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Critic Reviews for Al Otro Lado

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (6)

... goes so deep into Mexican corrido music that we end up learning more about poverty, illegal immigration, drug smuggling, and their attendant subcultures than we are comfortable knowing.

Jan 17, 2018 | Full Review…

We're left unable to get the music -- and the musicians -- out of our heads.

Mar 3, 2006 | Rating: 3/4

Al Otro Lado serves as a primer on a musical style that may be unfamiliar to many, while putting a human face on the problem of illegal immigrants.

Mar 1, 2006 | Rating: 3/4

This infectious documentary by Natalia Almanda sings clear and strong when it sticks to translating the culture of corrido music for gringos.

Mar 1, 2006 | Rating: 3/5

Humane, visually exquisite and resists simple descriptions while moving toward a more mainstream non-fiction form.

Feb 28, 2006
Variety
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A competent, earnest ethnographic video doc that never quite rises above its own best intentions.

Feb 28, 2006

Audience Reviews for Al Otro Lado

½

Nice movie. Very moving. I tend to love movies that revolve around children, and this one was no exception. This movie bounces back and forth with 3 different stories, but it is done so smoothly that it is very clear, and easy to follow. Well done! ...Subtitles

Cynthia S.
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