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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily ... See full summary »

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Construction Boss
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Rodolfo Carreon
Darren Collins
Antonio De La Torre
Helena De Lang
Irana De Lang
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily routine, standing on the corner at the Home Improvement Store waiting for work to come. Today, the job they are given is well paid compared to their poor usual wages. Today, Jesus carries a shotgun inside his backpack. Written by ximena-2

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slow movie with 15 minutes of intense scenes
19 January 2010 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

To be honest i expected more about this movie. Poor script in Spanish and English.

It started slow, very slow. The movie gives an one side overview about the conditions of Mexican workers trying to get a job and also the behavior of American people towards them. The discrimination and abuse is marked on the first hour of the movie. The two guys tried to live the American dream in the wrong way. I conclude this review with : if you don't have better thing to do or it is a cold boring night feel free to watch it. It might be a good movie if you are familiar with the directors type of movies.


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