Sangre de Mi Sangre Synopsis
A boy smuggles himself into Brooklyn, but a thief steals his identity.
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75

Chicago Tribune

The acting is impeccable, with Hernandez radiating an air of sleazy charm and Ochoa doing terrific work as a bitter man who's just lonely...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Zalla constructs a suspenseful movie with no intention of sugarcoating the daily hardships of New York's underclass.
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
An intriguing, if flawed mystery set in the shadowy subterranean world of undocumented Mexican immigrants.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film is built around two relationships, both touching, both emotionally true.
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70

The New Republic

By Stanley Kauffmann
And Jesus Ochoa, the veteran actor who plays Diego, makes us jealous of Mexico. How easily powerful he is, how complex without pretense.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Intricately and imaginatively structured, building to a powerful climax of complex irony.
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60

Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
The result is contrived, but compelling--as is the movie's high-powered humanism.
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50

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By David Edelstein
Zalla, a graduate of Columbia's film school, is talented and single-minded. He needs to lighten up, literally. He frames his characters to...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The movie shows the city as both an intimidating and enticing place for new arrivals, but ultimately gets bogged down in the cliched split...
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40

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Although it exhibits a heartfelt connection with the city's half-invisible population of illegal immigrants, its myriad inconsistencies and...
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Rated NR