Foto Novelas: Mangas (1997)

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From the FOTO-NOVELA series and winner of an Alma Award, Mangas is about a young Costa Rican boy who is adopted by an American middle-class family. After many attempts by the family to ... See full summary »

Director:

A.P. Gonzalez
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Credited cast:
Eliana Alexander ... Sister Maria (as Eliana H. Alexander)
Mimi Cozzens ... Pat Campbell
Yvette Cruise ... Marisol
Ulysses Cuadra Ulysses Cuadra ... Octavio
T.J. Kennedy T.J. Kennedy ... Alfred Campbell
James Kiriyama-Lem ... Guard
Pete Leal Pete Leal ... SeƱor Tovar (as Pete Cabrera)
Michael C. Mahon ... Dan Carruters
Herbert Siguenza
Phillip Van Dyke ... Damian
Nancy Youngblut ... Molly Carruters
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From the FOTO-NOVELA series and winner of an Alma Award, Mangas is about a young Costa Rican boy who is adopted by an American middle-class family. After many attempts by the family to acculturate the boy, he finally begins to assimilate by magically summoning his homeland environment to his adoptive American home.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Color
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Honored screening and guest presentation at the International Children's Festival, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California (1998) as well as key screening and presentation at the Latino Film Festival of San Rafael (1998). See more »

Connections

Followed by Foto Novelas: The Fix (1997) See more »

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