Based on the novel El Mestizo Jose Vargas, Mestizo is a Venezuelan film about a man torn between two cultures. The son of a rich White landlord and a poor Black woman, Jose Vargas is confronted by a society that imposes choices that negate his true identity and the love he feels for his mother. Mestizo is a rare Latin American race film.
Directed by Mario Handler, 1989, 82 min, Venezuela, Drama, Spanish with English subtitles. Gems of ADIFF.
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