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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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Release Date: 24 June 2011 (Limited)

Because this movie is opening in limited release, and did not screen in our areas, we are unable to review it. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis:

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.

Watch The Trailer at:

http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/summit/abetterlife/

 

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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About the Reviewer: Donna Gustafson

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