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Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! (17th Cine Las Americas Film Festival)
The Marchesa Hall and Theatre
Austin, TX
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Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! (17th Cine Las Americas Film Festival)
USA, Crime/Drama, 1976
81 min, 16mm, Color

Alejandro Hernández has just buried his brother, who died in Vietnam. Caught between inadequate education and scant job opportunities, Alejandro drifts into a life of crime, mostly small theft, whereupon an undercover police officer sets him up for a heroin deal. Alejandro then faces a biased judicial system, receiving a ten year sentence, while another character, the son of a wealthy businessman, receives probation for a similar offence. By the end of the film, Alejandro has become aware of the social inequities facing him, while also realizing that he has made bad choices that do not look ahead to the future of his own community.

Producer: Efraín Gutiérrez
Production Companies: Chicano Arts Enterprises
Screenwriter: Sabino Garza
Cinematographer: David Pena
Editor: Jack Landman
Cast: Efraín Gutiérrez, Josefina Faz, David Moss, Abel Franco, Oscar Escamilla, Jose Armando de Hoyos, Margarita Armando de Hoyos

Print Source: 35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film and Television Archive



The Marchesa Hall and Theatre (View)
6226 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, TX 78752
United States

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On BPT Since: Mar 30, 2010
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