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La Ciudad (The City) (1998)

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The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.

Director:

David Riker

Writer:

David Riker
11 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Rivera Anthony Rivera ... The Boy
Joseph Rigano Joseph Rigano ... The Contractor
Miguel Maldonado Miguel Maldonado ... The Organizer
Ricardo Cuevas Ricardo Cuevas ... Man
Moisés García Moisés García ... Man
Marcos Martínez García Marcos Martínez García ... Man
Mateo Gómez Mateo Gómez ... Man
Cezar Monzón Cezar Monzón ... Man
Harsh Nayyar ... Man
Fernando Reyes Fernando Reyes ... Man
Víctor Sierra Víctor Sierra ... Man
Carlos Torrentes Carlos Torrentes ... Man
Cipriano García Cipriano García ... Francisco, the Young Man
Leticia Herrera Leticia Herrera ... Maria, the Young Woman
José Rabelo José Rabelo ... Luis - The Father
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The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Korean

Release Date:

7 July 2000 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The City See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,443, 24 October 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$239,074, 14 May 2000
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1.66 : 1
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I highly recommend this film!
20 October 1999 | by salibianSee all my reviews

This film was very beautiful and quite moving. While watching it, I noticed how wonderfully the cinematographer (Harlan Bosmajian) had captured the light throughout the four vignettes of the film. He created an intimacy between he characters and the viewer that many attempt to do these days but just spoil by giving the viewer too much "eye candy." The director, David Riker has done such a good job with this film, I highly recommend it and urge everyone to see it as soon as possible. Riker not only shows us how many immigrants live and work in this country, but he shows it in a way that we can all relate to it. I thought of my parents and wondered how their own immigration process was. Visually, emotionally, and intellectually, this is definitely a film to experience. Go see it!


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