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Race (1998)

Melting Pot (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama | 17 September 1998 (USA)
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An East L.A working stiff is bullied by his wife to run for a City Council position against a well-organized recognized political figure.

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Tom Musca
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rodriguez ... Gustavo Alvarez
CCH Pounder ... Lucinda Davis
Cliff Robertson ... Jack Durmann
Una Damon ... Chungmi Kong
Annette Murphy Annette Murphy ... Reyna Álvarez
Efren Ramirez ... Miguel Álvarez
Lillian Hurst ... Grandma Álvarez
Peter Krause ... Pedro Marine
Danielle Nicolet ... Deuandranice
Judy Herrera ... Dolores
Winston J. Rocha Winston J. Rocha ... Carlos (as Winston Rocha)
Corwin Moore Corwin Moore ... Tyrone
Belinda Waymouth Belinda Waymouth ... Lena Warburton
Brian Poth ... Walter Cahill Jr.
Leticia Robles ... Latina Reporter
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An East L.A working stiff is bullied by his wife to run for a City Council position against a well-organized recognized political figure.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and thematic elements
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Country:

Israel | USA

Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

17 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Race See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Great Little Film....
9 February 2000 | by niconikSee all my reviews

This is a great little movie, the kind that critics would have raved if it had achieved theatrical release. Some of the racial sterotypes pointed out are spot-on, as well as the political sell-outs that occur in reaction to them. I too stumbled upon it and was glad that I was late for work after watching it.


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