El Norte

Also Known As

Au nord le paradis ( Canada ), El Norte ( Argentina ), El norte - drømmen om Amerika ( Denmark ), El norte ( Greece ), O Norte ( Portugal ), Pako pohjoiseen ( Finland ), The North ( International ), Vägen norrut ( Sweden )


El Norte

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Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez

Rosa Xuncax

David Villalpando

Enrique Xuncax

Ernesto Gómez Cruz

Arturo Xuncax

Lupe Ontiveros



Mayan Indian peasants, tired of being thought of as nothing more than "brazos fuertes" ("strong arms", i.e., manual laborers) and organizing in an effort to improve their lot in life, are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, a brother and sister, teenagers who just barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to "El Norte" ("the North", i.e., the USA). After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice ... more

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Great!09 October 2016

When I taught Spanish, I showed El Norte to my students. Every Americano should see the movie to understand the plight of those coming illegally to our country. Another good movie to follow this one is "A Day Without A Mexican."





I thought that someone would have seen it by now.25 February 2012

I thought that someone would have seen it by now.

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I havent seen it is it worth viewing?02 May 2011

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?

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question30 March 2011

Has anyone seen this, would you recommend it.

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