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A Better Life

Simply subsisting is a precarious business for Carlos (Demián Bichir), an illegal immigrant. Yet he hangs onto one hope -- to create a better life for his teenaged son (José Julián). His dreams may be dashed though, when a series of unfortunate events threaten to expose his status. Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 24 Jun 2011
Video Release: 18 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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A Better Life is rated PG-13: for some violence, language and brief drug use.

Director: Chris Weitz
Cast: Demián Bichir, José Julián
Studio: 2011 Summit Entertainment
Website: Official site for A Better Life.

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Release Date: 24 June 2011 (Limited)

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