A Better Life

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2011
  • Running time: 98 min
Illegal immigrant and hardworking single dad Carlos Galindo (Demian Bichir) embarks on a physical and spiritual journey in order to reconnect with his teenage son and keep him from getting pulled into the local gang life. From director Chris Weitz... read more
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Illegal immigrant and hardworking single dad Carlos Galindo (Demian Bichir) embarks on a physical and spiritual journey in order to reconnect with his teenage son and keep him from getting pulled into the local gang life. From director Chris Weitz (About a Boy), A Better Life is a touching & poignant story that critics call "compelling ," "intelligent" & "heartfelt."

Original Release

06/24/2011

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Cast

Directors

Chris Weitz

Writers

Eric Eason, Roger L. Simon

Cast

Demian Bichir Carlos Galindo
Jose Julian Luis Galindo
Dolores Heredia Anita
Joaquín Cosio Blasco Martinez
Carlos Linares Santiago
Isabella Rae Thomas Linda
Chelsea Rendon Ruthie Valdez
Bobby Soto Facundo
Nancy Lenehan Mrs. Donnelley
Gabriel Chavarria Ramon
Tim Griffin Juvie Officer
Olivia Presley Rude busrider (as Olivia Guerrero)
Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo
Ruben Avitia ICE Officer
Lian Castillo Student
Rico Devereaux Bouncer
Maynor Lopez Gardener
George Paez Nicaraguan
Abraham Rubio Club Bouncer
Patrizia Medrano Dancer in Nightclub

Producers

Editors

Peter Lambert

2012 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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