Espaldas Mojadas

Directed by Alejandro Galindo
Alejandro Galindo
Music Video Distributors, Inc.
1955
114 Minutes
Mexico
Spanish, English
Drama, Classics, Latin American
Not Rated
Theatrical booking
Maxwell Wolkin
maxwell@filmmovement.com
Festival and non-theatrical booking
Erin Farrell
erin@filmmovement.com
Materials and print traffic
Erin Farrell
erin@filmmovement.com

Synopsis

Espaldas Mojadas is a classic Mexican film from 1955, that is still relevant today, which portrays the difficult working conditions for Mexicans who decide to emigrate to the U.S. in search of the American dream. Mexican worker Rafael Améndola runs from the police and crosses the Mexican-American border, helped by an American, who gives work to illegal migrants. Once in the United States, Rafael struggles to adapt to his new life. New 4K restoration.