as Sharon's Brother
as Mexican Coyote
as Junkyard Cook
as Pregnant Woman
Critic Reviews for Alambrista!
Roberto endures and escapes one random set of dire circumstances after another without feeling contrived or stopping for cheap sentimental tricks. He even makes a certain selfish choice, but at the time, after what he's been through, who could blame him?
Now the film can be more fully appreciated for what it is: an influential inspiration to Latino filmmakers and a powerful, non-politicized depiction of the wages of American immigration policy. [Blu-ray]
A worthy social drama on the heartbreaking hardships of being a Mexican illegal in the States.
Audience Reviews for Alambrista!
The scene where Dmingo Ambriz's characters "girlfriend" the waitress was trying to help him send a money order back home, Asked a customer to translate & then found out he was sending $$$ back home to his wife was hilarious! Also where he & his buddy were riding in the Cadillac on the car trailer on top of a moving train looked like fun.Shame his buddy had to be an idiot
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