And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1995)

And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him

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This socially conscious drama examines the life of migrant workers in the 1950's. It is adapted from an autobiographical novel by Tomas Rivera. The film focuses upon the ways in which our memories affect our perceptions of home, family, and culture. The story reflects the memories of Marcos when he was 12-years old. After his father is forced to work as a migrant fruit-picker to support his family, Marcos must live with his abusive, alcoholic aunt and uncle to get the education his father wants … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Severo Perez
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On DVD: Nov 11, 2008
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as Bartolo

as Florentina

as Dona Rose

as El Mojado

as Don Cleto
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Full Review… | December 1, 2008
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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
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Full Review… | February 14, 2001
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Old-fashioned, sprawling saga of a Mexican American community

Full Review… | June 24, 2011
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Full Review… | September 9, 2002
Austin Chronicle

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