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My Family (1995)  link to My Family on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 259

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (3065 votes)

Country: Spanish, 128 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Andrés Di Tella

Cast: Edward James Olmos (as Paco), Jacob Vargas (as Young Jose), León Singer (as El Californio), Rosalee Mayeux (as Maria's Employer), Jennifer Lopez (as Young Maria)

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Jose and Maria, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930s. They establish their family in East L.A., and their children Chucho, Paco, Memo, Irene, Toni, and Jimmy deal with youth culture and the L.A. police in the 1950s. As the second generation become adults in the 1960s, the focus shifts to Jimmy, his marriage to Isabel (a Salvadorian refugee), their son, and Jimmy's journey to becoming a responsible parent.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown

Apr 26, 2017