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386 Ratings

EL NORTE

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Directed by Gregory Nava
United States, United Kingdom, 1983
Drama, Thriller, Adventure

Synopsis

A brother and sister flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. A work of social realism imbued with dreamlike imagery, El Norte is a lovingly rendered, heartbreaking story of hope and survival.

Synopsis

A brother and sister flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. A work of social realism imbued with dreamlike imagery, El Norte is a lovingly rendered, heartbreaking story of hope and survival.

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El NorteDirected byGregory Nava

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1984
Berlin International Film Festival
2019 | Berlinale Special
Academy Awards
1985 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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