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  • A Better Life (2011)
  • PG-13
    98 min | Drama, Romance
A Better Life (2011)
PG-13
98 min | Drama, Romance

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.
Director
Writers
Eric Eason (screenplay) | Roger L. Simon (story)
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Directors
Production Designer
Missy Stewart (as Melissa Stewart)
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Release date
Jun 24, 2011 (United States)

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Cast

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48 cast members
Name Known for
Demián Bichir
Carlos Galindo (as Demian Bichir) Carlos Galindo (as Demian Bichir)   See fewer
Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo
Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo   See fewer
Joaquín Cosio
Blasco Martinez Blasco Martinez   See fewer
José Julián
Luis Galindo Luis Galindo   See fewer
Nancy Lenehan
Mrs. Donnelley Mrs. Donnelley   See fewer
Bobby Soto
Facundo Facundo   See fewer
Chelsea Rendon
Ruthie Valdez Ruthie Valdez   See fewer
Trampas Thompson
School Security Officer School Security Officer   See fewer
Tim Griffin
Juvie Officer Juvie Officer   See fewer
Valorie Hubbard
School Secretary School Secretary   See fewer
Carlos Linares
Santiago Santiago   See fewer
Robert Peters
Truck Driver Truck Driver   See fewer
Richard Cabral
Marcelo Valdez Marcelo Valdez   See fewer
Bella Balajadia
Bella (as Isabella Balajadia) Bella (as Isabella Balajadia)   See fewer
Luis Colocio
Ruthie's Uncle (as Luis A. Colocio) Ruthie's Uncle (as Luis A. Colocio)   See fewer
Ray Moreno
Ruthie's Uncle Ruthie's Uncle   See fewer
Yelyna De Leon
Ruthie's Mother Ruthie's Mother   See fewer
Tadie Acosta
Young Woman (as Taide Acosta) Young Woman (as Taide Acosta)   See fewer
Joe Renteria
Bearded Man Bearded Man   See fewer
Isidro Vallin
Payaso Payaso   See fewer
Magi Avila
Shot Girl Shot Girl   See fewer
Henry Ambriz
Mexican Singer Mexican Singer   See fewer
Miguel Alejandro Gaxiola
Voz de Mando Singer Voz de Mando Singer   See fewer
Jorge Gaxiola
Voz de Mando Singer (as Jorge Arturo Gaxiola) Voz de Mando Singer (as Jorge Arturo Gaxiola)   See fewer
Charles Currier
Auto Mart Security Guard Auto Mart Security Guard   See fewer
Marlon Correa
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
Adrian Mojica
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
Todd Felix
Gabe Wettenal Gabe Wettenal   See fewer
Eddie Martinez
Rey (as J. Eddie Martinez) Rey (as J. Eddie Martinez)   See fewer
Jason Medwin
ICE Officer ICE Officer   See fewer
Tom Schanley
ICE Officer ICE Officer   See fewer
Ruben Avitia
ICE Officer (uncredited) ICE Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Lian Castillo
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Fredo Cervantes
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Rico Devereaux
Bouncer (uncredited) Bouncer (uncredited)   See fewer
Maynor Lopez
Gardener (uncredited) Gardener (uncredited)   See fewer
Patrizia Medrano
Dancer in Nightclub (uncredited) Dancer in Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
George Paez
Nicaraguan (uncredited) Nicaraguan (uncredited)   See fewer
Abraham Rubio
Club Bouncer (uncredited) Club Bouncer (uncredited)   See fewer
Tatiana Sarasty
Young Woman (uncredited) Young Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Scanlon
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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