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Race (1998)
"Melting Pot" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  17 September 1998 (USA)
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An East L.A working stiff is bullied by his wife to run for a City Council position against a well-organized recognized political figure.

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Winston J. Rocha ...
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Corwin Moore ...
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Lena Warburton
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Leticia Robles ...
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An East L.A working stiff is bullied by his wife to run for a City Council position against a well-organized recognized political figure.

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A very well crafted movie...
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I was flipping channels and happened upon this little gem of a film. Paul Rodriguez gives a great performance, portraying a house painter who runs for City Council and gets a real taste of the political world. His opponent, CCH Pounder, is marvelous as a former radical turned world weary politician. Una Damon is great as the campaign manager and Cliff Robertson really gives a down to earth, understated performance as the retiring councilman Rodriguez and Pounder hope to replace. One note; when I saw the listing for this film it was titled "The Race".


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