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Mission Movie (2004)

A bilingual film, "Mission Movie/Una Pelicula de la Mision" inspects the themes of territory, diversity, and belonging through the intertwined lives of neighbors in San Francisco's Mission ... See full summary »

Director:

Lise Swenson

Writers:

Adriana Montenegro (Spanish language screenplay), Richard Schimpf | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Scarlett Absulin Scarlett Absulin ... Roja
Shoresh Alaudini Shoresh Alaudini ... Joseph
Jakob Bokulich ... Mark
Mitri Dabai Mitri Dabai ... George
Harjant Gill Harjant Gill ... Remy
Araceli Gonzalez ... Aurora
Mike Holley ... Victor
Erik Johns Erik Johns ... Chuy
Samantha Johns Samantha Johns ... Josepha
Claudya Martinez Claudya Martinez ... Susan
Lana Nasser Lana Nasser ... Nadia
Michael P. Michael P. ... Gang Member
Benjamín Rojas Benjamín Rojas ... Roger
Juana Samayoa ... Antonia
Christian Simmons Christian Simmons ... Diego
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Storyline

A bilingual film, "Mission Movie/Una Pelicula de la Mision" inspects the themes of territory, diversity, and belonging through the intertwined lives of neighbors in San Francisco's Mission District. Mark, a white, traditionally trained artist, is forced to seek the help of Roger, a Latino artist born and raised in the Mission, to confront a group of kids who have been tagging his mural. Meanwhile, Mark and his troubled hipster roommates amble into activism as they face eviction from their apartment. Also being evicted from the building are Rosario and Rene, recent immigrants whose marriage is tested by their new environment. Antonia, a third-generation resident, finds the fruits of her success making her an "accidental" target. And George, a Palestinian shop-owner struggles as his love for his decidedly American children is challenged by conflicting values. "Mission Movie" depicts the cutting edge of a socio-political change, foreshadowing what will happen in the rest of America, as ... Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

The Mission District: 74,643 Residents, 196 Nationalities, 2 Square Miles, One Movie

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

7 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una película de la misión See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Won "Best Feature" at 2004 New York Latino Film Festival See more »

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