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Sangre de mi sangre (2007)

Padre Nuestro (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, Thriller | 5 October 2007 (Spain)
A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune.

Director:

Christopher Zalla
3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jesús Ochoa ... Diego
Armando Hernández Armando Hernández ... Juan
Jorge Adrián Espíndola Jorge Adrián Espíndola ... Pedro
Paola Mendoza ... Magda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Andrew Sean Andrew ... Police Officer #2
Leonardo Anzures Leonardo Anzures ... Simon
Luis Antonio Aponte Luis Antonio Aponte ... Foreman
Jean Brassard ... Restaurant Owner
Barbara Danicka Barbara Danicka ... Polish Woman
Eugenio Derbez ... Anibal
Ricky Garcia ... Restaurant Worker
Joe Giordanella Joe Giordanella ... Police Officer #1 (as Lenny Ligotti)
Scott Glascock Scott Glascock ... John
Lev Gorn ... Rough-Shave
Yarida Hernandez Yarida Hernandez ... Woman
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Storyline

A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune.

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in At the Movies: Episode #5.41 (2008) See more »

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Amazing Film
10 May 2008 | by filippobozottiSee all my reviews

I saw this film at Sundance -- and was blown away -- it is a fascinating film and extremely well done. There are a lot of different ways to look at the immigration issue, but I think that Chris Zalla chose a unique path. However, what was so beautiful about this film is that it is not an immigration movie -- that is what I loved. It was a human story. A family story. Painful, but uplifting all at the same time. I was riveted by the actors, especially Paola Mendoza, who I think is incredibly talented. I hope that films like this can open up a dialogue about the immigration issue in this country, as I think that it is time for us, as a nation, deal with this problem. I look forward to seeing the film again.


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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

USA | Argentina

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

5 October 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Sangre de mi sangre See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,385, 18 May 2008

Gross USA:

$55,730

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$578,264
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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