The story of a thirty-year-old social misfit who befriends an illegal Mexican laborer. Together they hatch an ill-advised plan to rescue the immigrant's mother and sister who are being held captive across the border.
Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.,
A drifter heads to Baja with his teen daughter for a lucrative construction job. Only problem is that when he gets there, the job doesn't exist. This leads him into a job smuggling Mexicans... See full summary »
Coyote and Chomi are making it through this final decade of the century by patching together the last crumbs of a bygone era, against the backdrop of a weird, suburban world, with refineries belching fire, railway tracks crisscrossing the cityscape and the smell of the river right next door... Together, the young lovers recreate the universe and move the planets around the way others build houses of cards. All the while, Chomi the student, the future dropout, never loses sight of his ambition - the movies - while Coyote dreams of repopulating the earth with a child which she and her man will produce. The course of love does not run smoothly, however; jealousy, betrayal, little white lies and aborted departures have to be contended with. How will the pair survive? Illusion may disappear, but love endures, unchanging. Written by