A Better Life (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance

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A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.


  • Demián Bichir in A Better Life (2011)
  • Jami Gertz at an event for A Better Life (2011)
  • Ana de la Reguera and Chris Weitz at an event for A Better Life (2011)
  • Demián Bichir and José Julián in A Better Life (2011)
  • Chelsea Rendon and Bobby Soto in A Better Life (2011)

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Director Chris Weitz liked to do all the dangerous scenes in the script before he asked his cast to perform them. A stunt double taught Weitz and Demián Bichir how to climb a palm tree, and although Weitz was first to successfully climb one, Bichir did go on to film all ... ...


Carlos Galindo: You are the most important thing in this world to me, mijo.


When Carlos is chasing his stolen truck, he has his climbing belt in his hand. When he gives up and walks away, his hands are empty.


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Drama | Romance

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