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Foto Novelas: Mangas (1997)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Sister Maria (as Eliana H. Alexander)
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Pat Campbell
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Marisol
Ulysses Cuadra ...
Octavio
T.J. Kennedy ...
Alfred Campbell
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Guard
Pete Leal ...
Señor Tovar (as Pete Cabrera)
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Dan Carruters
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Damian
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Molly Carruters
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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 »

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Follows Foto Novelas: Seeing Through Walls (1997) See more »

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