Norte, El* (The North)

  • 1983 ----- color ----- 139 min ----- vhs///
  • (Directed by Gregory Nava; with Zaide Silvia Gutierrez and David Villalpando) An independent American film that became a hit, the powerful story of a brother and sister who must leave their oppressed country of Guatemala, make the hazardous journey through Mexico to the United States, only to find themselves living as illegals in Los Angeles. (In Spanish with English subtitles) (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (Latin America, Motion Pictures: Features, Romance Languages and Literature)