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Sangre de mi sangre (2007)

Padre Nuestro (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, Thriller | 5 October 2007 (Spain)
A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune.

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Cast

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Armando Hernández ...
Jorge Adrián Espíndola ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Andrew ...
Police Officer #2
Leonardo Anzures ...
Simon
Luis Antonio Aponte ...
Foreman
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Restaurant Owner
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Polish Woman
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Anibal
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Restaurant Worker
Joe Giordanella ...
Police Officer #1 (as Lenny Ligotti)
Scott Glascock ...
John
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Rough-Shave
Yarida Hernandez ...
Woman
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A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune.

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Drama | Thriller

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$8,385 (USA) (16 May 2008)

Gross:

$54,166 (USA) (11 July 2008)
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Referenced in At the Movies: Episode #5.41 (2008) See more »

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Amazing Film
10 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at Sundance -- and was blown away -- it is a fascinating film and extremely well done. There are a lot of different ways to look at the immigration issue, but I think that Chris Zalla chose a unique path. However, what was so beautiful about this film is that it is not an immigration movie -- that is what I loved. It was a human story. A family story. Painful, but uplifting all at the same time. I was riveted by the actors, especially Paola Mendoza, who I think is incredibly talented. I hope that films like this can open up a dialogue about the immigration issue in this country, as I think that it is time for us, as a nation, deal with this problem. I look forward to seeing the film again.


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