• Release Date: May 3, 2013
  • Run Time: 2 hr 5 min
  • Rating: R - Battle Violence and Some Language
  • Cast: Kuno Becker, Angélica Aragón, William Miller
  • Director: Rafael Lara
  • Genre: Art House/Foreign, Drama

Synopsis: On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for México. Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla chronicles the story of Mexico’s Battle of Puebla, the most important battle in Mexico’s history. When the unbeatable French army invades Mexico to set up a monarchy, General Ignacio Zaragoza played by Kuno Becker (Goal!, From Prada to Nada), must defend the city of Puebla, commanding a poorly armed and outnumbered troop of men. Meanwhile, two young Mexican lovers manage to find love amidst the chaos of war. Cinco de Mayo chronicles the bravery of a people pushed to the limit, fighting for their nation, their families and their pride.