El Norte 1983
Amazon Instant Video
|Genres||Thriller, Adventure, Drama|
|Starring||Ernesto Gomez Cruz, David Villalpando|
|Supporting actors||Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, Alicia del Lago, Mike Gomez, Jose Martin Ruano, Stella Quan, Heraclio Zepeda, Emilio Gomez Ozuna, Daniel Lemus Valenzuela, Rodrigo Puebla, Yosahandi Navarrete Quan, Rodolfo De Alexandre, Emilio Del Haro, Jorge Moreno, Palomo Garcia, Ismael Gamez, Silverio Lujan, Socorro Velazquez, John Martin|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||R (Restricted)|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
I still rank it as one of the best movies I have ever seen.
The film ends in the tragedy that represents the reality of life for many Native people, whose status as "illegal aliens" is less than the humanity that they deserve.
All the characters in this film feel like real people we get to know, hate or care about.
A movie very close to the reality of live in many of the central american countries, the exploitation of the natives by plantation owners and corrupt politicians. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Carlos A. Serna
A bit dated in its depiction of the two main protagonists, but still very moving story of the fraught journey of a young brother and sister forced to leave Guatemala during the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by JCY 500
Great for a better understanding of the violence against the indigenous/Mayas of Guatemala in the 20th century.Published 3 months ago by Nancy Z
The director brought out a very accurate display of the cultural differences between Mexicans and Guatemalans and the way they see each other. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Joel
This is a great and classic film....essential for a high school/ college class..contains totally contemporary themes...a must see for students!Published 3 months ago by Julianne Powell Curtis
I really love to show this movie to my Spanish students. I have been showing it for over 20 years now. My students get so into it! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
An engaging story that yanks at the heart strings. Vivid and bold. 'Tho not a recent film, it is timely and elegant for its' message.Published 4 months ago by Whitey