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¡Alambrista! / The Illegal
Official Selection

Roberto Ramírez is one of the many young Mexicans who cross the border illegally to find work in the USA. After numerous avatars he is arrested and deported. Again he crosses the border, and in one of his works he finds his father. But it's too late for them to recognize each other.

BIOGRAPHY

ROBERT M. YOUNG

Robert M. Young was born in New York in 1934. After the war, he studied at Harvard and began his film career specializing in films about the sea. For two years he made journalistic documentaries, acquiring a notorious reputation. Author, among other feature films, of Nothing but a man and Short Eyes.

CAST & CREW
Director
Robert M. Young
Screenplay
Robert M. Young
Photography
Robert M. Young, Tom Hurwitz
Edition
Ed Beyer
Cast
Domingo Ambriz, Trinidad Silva, Linda Gillin
Running Time
110 m.
Country
USA
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