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2.6
16 Ratings

Born in East L.A.

Directed by Cheech Marin
United States, 1987
Comedy

Synopsis

In this film that grew out of Cheech Marin’s music video parody of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” Marin plays Rudy, a Mexican-American who gets caught up in an immigration raid and shipped off to Mexico when he doesn’t have any ID on him.

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Born in East L.A. Directed by Cheech Marin

Awards & Festivals

Havana Film Festival

1987 | 4 wins including: Best Production Design