Alambrista!

Synopsis

The story of a Mexican man who crosses the border illegally into the U.S. in order to find work to better support his family.

EJO's Role

Edward James Olmos in Alambrista

Edward James Olmos has a cameo role, credited as "1st drunk."

The Numbers

Alambrista! opened October 16, 1977.

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Trivia
  • Alambrista! marked the first time Edward James Olmos worked with director Robert M. Young.
  • The film is alternatively titled The Illegal

Awards
  • Cannes Film Festival: Robert M. Young won the Golden Camera award
  • Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival: Robert M. Young and Alambrista! tied with two other films for the Interfilm Award
  • San Sebastian International Film Festival: Robert M. Young won the Golden Seashell and OCIC awards

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