The dramatic story of Julian, a Dominican drug lord who despite his confinement in prison, was still able to maintain Dominican society in a state of suspense, for over 13 years. At the ... See full summary »
Three convicted criminals escape from prison carrying only a Güira, a Tambora and an Accordion. During their journey they meet with a bunch of interesting characters and are forced to use their musical skills to help them get home.
This picture gets the reality that embrace many foreigners trying to get to the United States. Being this one of the first attempts of the Dominican Film Industry I don't think they did that poorly. The story is based on a local comedy character (Balbuena) who widowed several years early. He doesn't have any skills or knowledge and only goes around surviving until a friend of him promises to take him to the promise land "nueva yol" (new york city). One of the phrases to convince him to go there is: In nuevayol you find five dollar bills growing in the streets. You will find many locations and culture from The Dominican Republic and some of the places where most of the dominican colony resides in New York
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