From the FOTO-NOVELA series and winner of an Alma Award, Mangas is about a young Costa Rican boy who is adopted by an American middle-class family. After many attempts by the family to acculturate the boy, he finally begins to assimilate by magically summoning his homeland environment to his adoptive American home.
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Official selection of the following International Film Festivals: Festival Cine Latino (1997) San Francisco, CA; CineSol (1997) Harlingen, TX; and Este Lugar: Border Film Festival (1997) Las Cruces, NM. See more