Entre nos (2009) - IMDb
Newly arrived to New York City and deserted by her husband Gabriel, Mariana must find a way, in a strange city where she barely speaks the language, to provide for her family, financially and emotionally.

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Gloria La Morte (screenplay), Paola Mendoza (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Paola Mendoza ... Mariana
Sebastian Villada Sebastian Villada ... Gabriel
Laura Montana Laura Montana ... Andrea
Anthony Chisholm ... Joe
Andres Munar ... Antonio
Sarita Choudhury ... Preet
Isabel Sung Isabel Sung ... Mi-Sun
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Farah Bala ... Gloria
Austin Bollinger ... Paco
Felipe Bonilla Felipe Bonilla ... Manager
Clem Cheung ... Mr. Kim
Mi-Sun Choi Mi-Sun Choi ... Ms. Kwong
Jacqueline Duprey ... Rosa
Annie Henk ... Attendant
Sekou Jackson Sekou Jackson ... Sekou
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A story based on facts which offers a fresh take on the issue of new immigrants in the United States. Mariana totes her two children from Colombia to reunite with her husband in Queens, New York. Her life is devastatingly turned around when her husband abandons the family. The woman and her kids have to fend for themselves in a foreign country. Mariana desperately searches for work. In the end, she resourcefully navigates a surprising avenue for making some money, the city's recycling. Written by Warsaw Film Festival

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Drama

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Not Rated
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Hoja De Papel
Written by Alberto Diaz & Luis Batista
Performed by SOULSA
Played during the second truck food scene (playing on radio) at: 1:06.
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Insufferable
13 February 2018 | by axapvovSee all my reviews

Overly sentimental, poorly written and acted, an infamous stereotype of a naive poor latina who refuses to learn two words in english and speaks spanish to all the locals, a passive accumulation of misfortunes, a constant soft guitar and piano soundtrack over mechanical and manipulative events, a sudden and detached outcome... mediocre, uninteresting, unbearably soft film-making. It lightly scratches the surface of the human drama and adds absolutely nothing to the issue, other than clichés and common places.

This is a terrible movie, so dreadful that the short running time feels like an eternity. The scarce lifting moments are painfully lame and powerless, as dreadful as everything else. Paola Mendoza´s acting is just bad and the fact she´s turning this script into a novel makes me think the worse. I´d rather watch "El Norte" over and over. This is the worst film about immigration I´ve ever seen. It might even be the only bad one since the nature of the issue is so important it usually allows movies to be relevant on all levels. "Entre Nos" is a complete failure with a shameless presumptuous title.


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25 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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