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American Me
Directed by:
Edward James Olmos

Released in the USA on March 13 of 1992, "American Me" (also known as "Gesetz der Gewalt, Das", "American me rabbia di vivere") is a Biography/Drama film directed by Edward James Olmos, and written by Floyd Mutrux (screenplay) . Sal Lopez and Vira Montes are starring, alongside Roberto Martín Márquez, Dyana Ortelli, Joe Aubel and Rob Garrett.

In prison they are the law. On the streets they are the power.

Who is the director of "American Me":

American Me was directed by Edward James Olmos, an American actor, producer, and director.

After American Me, Edward James Olmos directed .

What was the release date of "American Me":

American Me was initially released on Friday, March 13, 1992, in the United States. Also released on this day were Article 99 (dir. Howard Deutch), Howards End (dir. James Ivory), Highway to Hell (dir. Ate de Jong), and My Cousin Vinny (dir. Jonathan Lynn). This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.

It has been released on January, 1993 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, July 08, 1992 in France and on Friday, October 02, 1992 in Spain.

What is the cast of "American Me":

At the casting of American Me we find Sal Lopez, previously seen in Down the Drain (1990) and Born in East L.A. (1987); Vira Montes, Roberto Martín Márquez (Loverboy (1989), Colors (1988)) [ more... ]

  • Sal Lopez, Dyana Ortelli and Richard Coca also worked together in Luminarias, released in 2000.
  • Sal Lopez, Panchito Gómez and Richard Coca can be seen in Selena, released in 1997.
  • Sal Lopez and Dyana Ortelli also appeared in Born in East L.A., released in 1987.

What is the Storyline of "American Me":

The film depicts 30 years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles. It focuses on Montoya Santana (Panchito Gomez), a teen who, with his friends, J.D. (Steve Wilcox) and Mundo (Richard Coca), form their own gang. They soon find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time and are arrested.

In juvenile hall, Santana murders a fellow inmate (Eric Close) who'd raped him and as a result, has his sentence extended into Folsom prison after he turns 18. Once there, Santana (now played by Edward James Olmos) [...]

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