A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town.
Alamo Bay. A place where everyone risked everything for a piece of the American Dream.
Did You Know?
The picture was filmed entirely on location near Rockport, Texas. For nine weeks between March and May of 1984, the film crew shot in the towns and fishing villages where the actual real-life violence had erupted between the Texas fishermen and the Vietnamese refugees around four years earlier. Director Louis Malle
said: "Many of the people we cast locally had actually been involved with the events we were treating in the script. lt became difficult sometimes to separate [the] reality from [the] fiction". See more
Performed by Amy Madigan and John Hiatt
Guitar by Ry Cooder
Piano by Jim Dickinson
Drums by Jim Keltner
Bass by Jorge Calderon See more