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Mixed Blood (1984)

 -  Action | Drama  -  18 October 1985 (USA)
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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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Mesmerizing!
14 December 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I gave this film 9 out of 10 but on reflection it really should have been 10 as I can't imagine how anything could ever be better. "Mixed Blood" has a magical quality all of its own. The key ingredients are: hilarious dialogue, cool New York City vistas, fine soundtrack and, most notably, mesmerizing performances. This is not some crappy so-bad-it's-good exploitation film - it is the work of an artist with a unique and sophisticated sensibility and a great sense of humour.


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