This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Jose and Maria, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face... See full summary »
Edward James Olmos
This is a very well intentioned series, so it's hard to get down on it for it's faults, but it does have a few. The stories are basically soap opera rehash, so there's never anything surprising. The actors are all very good, sometimes a little hammy though. It's the direction that seems to be lacking, there is nothing interesting done with the camera at all, it's very bland stylistically. The music can get a little maudlin too, but I do appreciate what they're trying to do, I just wish they'd do it a little better.
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