The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Reviews

December 29, 2018
...an indie godfather of Chicano cinema...
October 31, 2018
An underappreciated classic of the western genre; one that functions as a proto-revisionist piece repositioning one of the stories of the Old West to a Mexican perspective
September 7, 2018
Olmos is devastating as the titular Gregorio Cortez.
August 29, 2018
Director and co-scripter Robert M. Young packs his picture with seasoned character actors who add grit rather than glamour.
June 14, 2009
A subdued revisionist Western based on a Mexican ballad about a true story.
March 30, 2006
For Director Young, the tragic poignancy derives from the fact that despite rich heritage the alien Anglo culture forced Gregorio to become an outsider and to speak a language that needed translation.