American me
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Inspired by a true story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. He grows up in East Los Angeles, joins a street gang and is in prison while he is still of an age to be in high school. By the time he is back on the streets again, he is a skillful, educated criminal.

Item Details
Ex-convicts -- California -- East Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Hispanic American criminals -- California -- East Los Angeles -- Drama.
Prison gangs -- California -- Drama.
Prison violence -- California -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Candib, Richard.
Coburn, Arthur.
Daniel, Sean.
Fernandez, Evelina.
Forsythe, William, 1955-
Gaudette, Claude.
Lambert, Dennis.
Mutrux, Floyd.
Nakano, Desmond.
Olmos, Edward James.
Serna, Pepe, 1944-
Tagawa, Cary-Hiroyuki.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Villalobos, Reynaldo.
Y.O.Y. Productions.
Young, Robert M., 1924-
Publisher, Date:
Universal City, Calif. : Universal, 2002
1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround
video file DVD video Region 1
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: Not rated.
Other Title:
American me (Motion picture)
"Inspired by a true story."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1992.
Bonus: Lives in hazard documentary; theatrical trailer.
Photography, Reynaldo Villalobos ; music, Dennis Lambert, Claude Gaudette ; editors, Arthur R. Coburn, Richard Candib.
Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Pepe Serna, Evelina Fernandez, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby surround, dual layer.
In English and Spanish (with English subtitles) with dubbed French audio track, optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles, widescreen.
Bonus features. Lives in hazard / directed & produced by Susan Todd, Andrew Young.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Link to PAC
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