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Mixed Blood (1984)

 -  Action | Drama  -  18 October 1985 (USA)
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Brazilian drug dealers in the lower east side of Manhattan start a war with a rival gang of Latino drug dealers. Their soldiers are Latino kids all under 17 because, as Rita La Punta says, ... See full summary »

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Rita La Punta
Richard Ulacia ...
Thiago
Linda Kerridge ...
Carol
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Toni
Angel David ...
Juan the Bullet
Ulrich Berr ...
The German
Rodney Harvey ...
Jose
Álvaro Rodriguez ...
Herman
William Rodriguez ...
Carlos
Eduardo González ...
Jajo
Steven Garcia ...
Pedro
Edwina Ebron ...
Hooker
Andres Castillo ...
Macetero
Peter Cruz ...
Macetero
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Macetero
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Brazilian drug dealers in the lower east side of Manhattan start a war with a rival gang of Latino drug dealers. Their soldiers are Latino kids all under 17 because, as Rita La Punta says, "They can kill and not go to jail." The war escalates to include their German heroin supplier, his sexy English girl friend, a Puerto Rican ex-cop, and the Japanese police captain. This movie is about racism, police corruption, junkies and drug dealing. There is plenty of killing and even a visit to a store dedicated to the Latino pop group "Menudo." Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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Drugs. Sex. Murder. All in a day's work for the kids of "Alphabet City".

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There Go the Boys of Rita La Punta
28 October 2004 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Read Nick Zak's review for a great breakdown of this movie. I am just here to say that when I have had an excessively good day, or an excessively bad day, all I want is to come home, curl up with a bottle of wine, and watch this movie from the quiet, poignant beginning to the quiet, bloodstained, poignant end.

That said, it's all the laughter in between that keeps me coming back year after year. Marilia Pera (star of Pixote) is magnificent.

Fantastic music, along with believable, realistic characters and dialogue and settings, all beautifully filmed, add up to a mesmerizing movie.

Some of the best scenes are the most banal...ordering food at the caterer, making funeral arrangements...

Look for my favorite funny scene... when the line of junkies has to run to get their spots in line back....the 1st junkie back is the one holding the kid. If you cannot find humor in that, maybe this film is not for you.


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