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La Ciudad (The City) (1998)

 -  Drama  -  7 July 2000 (Spain)
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The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Rivera ...
The Boy
Joseph Rigano ...
The Contractor
Miguel Maldonado ...
The Organizer
Ricardo Cuevas ...
Man
Moisés García ...
Man
Marcos Martínez García ...
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Mateo Gómez ...
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Cezar Monzón ...
Man
Harsh Nayyar ...
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Fernando Reyes ...
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Víctor Sierra ...
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Carlos Torrentes ...
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Cipriano García ...
Francisco, the Young Man
Leticia Herrera ...
Maria, the Young Woman
José Rabelo ...
Luis - The Father
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The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.

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Opening Weekend:

$11,443 (USA) (22 October 1999)

Gross:

$239,074 (USA) (12 May 2000)
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I highly recommend this film!
20 October 1999 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This film was very beautiful and quite moving. While watching it, I noticed how wonderfully the cinematographer (Harlan Bosmajian) had captured the light throughout the four vignettes of the film. He created an intimacy between he characters and the viewer that many attempt to do these days but just spoil by giving the viewer too much "eye candy." The director, David Riker has done such a good job with this film, I highly recommend it and urge everyone to see it as soon as possible. Riker not only shows us how many immigrants live and work in this country, but he shows it in a way that we can all relate to it. I thought of my parents and wondered how their own immigration process was. Visually, emotionally, and intellectually, this is definitely a film to experience. Go see it!


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