5.6/10
119
1 user 1 critic

Nueba Yol 3: Bajo la nueva ley (1997)

Balbuena finds himself forced to find an American wife in order to get legal residence before the new immigration laws take effect.

Director:

Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nueba Yol (1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The humble and hardworking Orodoto Balbuena finally gets an opportunity of realizing his lifelong dream of reaching New York and living the "American Dream", but soon finds out that things aren't as pretty as he thought.

Director: Ángel Muñiz
Stars: Luisito Martí, Caridad Ravelo, Raúl Carbonell
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Director: Fernando Baez Mella
Stars: Manny Perez, Luz García, Sergio Carlo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The chronicles of the end of the Trujillo era between 1959 and 1961.

Director: Felix Limardo
Stars: Amaury Nolasco, Efrain Figueroa, Mercedes Renard
Perico ripiao (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Ángel Muñiz
Stars: Raymond Pozo, Manolo Ozuna, Phillip Rodríguez
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alex and Natalie, two individuals, who, in every romantic relationship, never get drawn into a formal relationship, who are looking to have fun without any commitments beyond three months, ... See full summary »

Director: Ronni Castillo
Stars: Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert, Micky Montilla
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Luisito Martí ...
Raúl Carbonell ...
Graciela Mas ...
Teresita
...
Grocery store employee Santo Domingo (uncredited)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carlota Carretero ...
Francia
Nicolás Días
Fiume Michel Gomez ...
La Montaña de Puerto Plata
Fefita La Grande ...
Herself (as Manuela Josefa Cabrera)
Samuel Molina
Adalgisa Pantaleon ...
(as Adalgisa Pantaleón)
...
George
Alfonso Zayas
Edit

Storyline

Balbuena finds himself forced to find an American wife in order to get legal residence before the new immigration laws take effect.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sequel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

31 October 1997 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$93,143 (USA) (31 October 1997)

Gross:

$723,404 (USA) (5 December 1997)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie was called "Nueba Yol 3" instead of "Nueba Yol 2" because of the saying that "second parts are never any good". See more »

Connections

Spin-off Los locos también piensan (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

an intriguing look at the experience of the new immigrant groups whose migratory story has yet to be told.
5 October 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

While some areas of the movie may seem prefabricated to them throughout the movie is worth watching the film. as for myself, the most intriguing parts were the following: when Balbuena speaks to his Cuban landlord and she states that she doesn't understand why the immigrants continue to come. she says that the good thing that was the U.S., the opportunity was gone that they shouldn't come anymore.

by presenting this viewpoint to the audience the movie humanizes the idea of immigration because using this statement as a frame for the film we can be enlightened as to the reason because through Balbuena's experience we see where these immigrant groups are coming from and why. this in the end serves to humanize the group. their not economical immigrants they are human beings looking for a better way or simply just searching for hope. a place that to them could only be seen as the new El Dorado. however, unfortunately for them their quest fails as did the various quests for El Dorado in the past.

finally, we should look at their journey not with cold, capitalist eyes but as human beings and try to understand their struggle.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Nueba Yol 3: Bajo la nueva ley (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?