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A gripping portrait of one Puerto Rican family living in NYC. Roberto, 29, the eldest son gay and living in Greenwich Village. Marta the family matriarch, living in Brooklyn and raising the grandchildren that have, for the most part been abandonded by their parents. Danny, 23, returning from Riker's Island after spending yet more time in jail. Beatriz, vanishing periodically to indulg her crack cocain habit. Hip-Hop and Latin music serve as the sound track to this honest but often painful portrait of an American family. Written by havan_ironoak@bigfoot.com

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Great Movie! I would love to read an update! God Bless this family!
19 May 2006 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Great Movie! As a Puerto Rican born and raised in New York. This movie makes you really think and appreciate so much that parents do for us. It really makes me appreciate everything my father has done for me and my siblings. Especially leaving Puerto Rico at a young age to make money and try to support a huge family left behind over there.

I would love to know an update on this family. I pray that it got better for them. I think everybody should see this movie. Take it in to heart and appreciate life as our parents have set up for us. They set it up for us and it's up to us to better ourselves. Papi, Thank you! I love you!

Marilyn Rodriguez Sepulveda Fishkill, NY


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