El Norte

(1983)

Synopsis

After an unsuccessful attempt by a community of Mayan Indians to improve their living conditions, the Guatemalan army destroys their village. Brother and sister are able to escape and begin their challenging journey towards a new life in the USA.

Directors

Gregory Nava

Production year

1983

Rating

R

Studio

Lions Gate Films, Inc.

Runtime

139 minutes

Cast

David Villalpando, Zaide Silvia Gutierrez, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia Del Lago, Eraclio Zepeda