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A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Freddy Flores ...
Freddy (as Freddy Waldo Flores)
Rosa Sánchez ...
Rosa
Oscar Bertea ...
Oso (as Oscar 'Oso' Bertea)
Enrique Liporace ...
Enrique Galmes
Marcelo Videla ...
Marcelo
Héctor Anglada ...
Héctor, the Salesman
Alberto Mercado ...
Mercado
Luis Enrique Caetano ...
Hombre Locutorio I
Rodolfo Resch ...
Hombre Locutorio II
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Borracho
Rafael Solano ...
Policia Civil
Claudio Iturrieta ...
Policia Civil II
Armando Doral ...
Dueño Pensión (as Miguel Armando Doral)
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A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.

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Release Date:

11 April 2002 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Bolivia  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,896 (USA) (6 June 2003)

Gross:

$26,272 (USA) (6 June 2003)
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so real
21 November 2004 | by (Copan Ruinas, Honduras) – See all my reviews

i've seen this movie about 6 times now. and with me a growing number of people in honduras. this country lives on the American dream, so this is a eye opener for them. it shows the real live illegals have. the rough and tough conditions in which they live and work, the in hospitality of the people around them. the introduction of the movie is simply superb and already lays an underground for the rest of the film. shot on 16 mm black and white, the movie has an immense draw to it. and it doesn't matter that the acting is rough on the edges, it just ads. it has made some honduras think things over, but they probably still will go. fits in with La Ciudad and El Norte.


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