“El Norte” 1984

January 11, 1984 is the release date of the independent film, “El Norte”.  The film is a compassionate, tragic, and sometimes humorous portrayal of the journey of a brother and sister from Guatemala to the US (“El Norte”).  There, they search for work and begin their personal quest of the American Dream.  The film was directed by Gregory Nava, a Mexican American film director, producer and writer. The film won the 1985 Academy Award for Best Screenplay.
11 de enero 1984 es la fecha de lanzamiento de la película independiente “El Norte”. La película es un retrato compasivo, trágico y cómico a veces del camino de un hermano y una hermana de Guatemala a los EE.UU. (“El Norte”). Allí, buscar trabajo y comenzar su pregunta para el sueño americano. La película fue dirigida por Gregory Nava, el director mexicano de cine estadounidense, productor y escritor. La película ganó el Oscar 1985 al Mejor Guión.

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