Zoot Suit1981

| Gallery | Quotes
Zoot Suit
Directed by:
Luis Valdez

Released on October 02 of 1981 in the USA, "Zoot Suit" is a Drama/Musical film directed by Luis Valdez , starring Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly, John Anderson and Abel Franco.

Who directed "Zoot Suit":

Zoot Suit was directed by Luis Valdez, an American writer, director, and actor.

After directing Zoot Suit, Luis Valdez directed La Bamba, released in 1987.

When was "Zoot Suit" released:

Zoot Suit was first released on Friday, October 02, 1981, in the United States. Also released on this day were Enter the Ninja (dir. Menahem Golan), Paternity (dir. David Steinberg), and Taxi zum Klo (dir. Frank Ripploh). This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, February 19, 1983 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Zoot Suit":

At the casting of Zoot Suit we find Daniel Valdez, previously seen in The China Syndrome (1979); Edward James Olmos (Wolfen (1981), Fukkatsu no hi (1980)); Charles Aidman (Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Dirty Little Billy (1972)) [ more... ]

  • Abel Franco, Mike Gomez, Lupe Ontiveros and Tony Plana also appeared together in El Norte, released in 1983.
  • Tony Plana and Daniel Valdez, Lupe Ontiveros also appeared together in Born in East L.A., released in 1987.
  • Lupe Ontiveros and Tony Plana also appeared in Picking Up the Pieces, released in 2000.

What is the Storyline of "Zoot Suit":

In Zoot Suit, Luis Valdez weaves a story involving the real-life events of the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial — when a group of young Mexican-Americans were wrongfully charged with murder — and the Zoot Suit Riots. In the play, Henry Reyna (inspired by real-life defendant Hank Leyvas) is a pachuco gangster and his gang, who were unfairly prosecuted, are thrown in jail for a murder they did not commit. The play is set in the barrios of Los Angeles in the early 1940s against the backdrop of the [...]

Message board

No message has yet been posted about Zoot Suit.


Start a Topic

Cast

 

Theatrical release posterTheatrical release poster

Explore more

Big disapointment coming!
8 messages - I am a big fan of DragonBall and DragonBall Z and when I read about the making of this movie, I was pretty excited, but worried too. Now I just...

Weinstein Brothers file suit to stop filming on The Crow remake
1 message - Bert Fields, attorney for the Weinstein(Kill Bill, Inglourious Basterds) brothers, has filed a suit against against Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity Media...

[VIDEO] Teaser Trailer for "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"
1 message - Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs also known as Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs or just Ice Age 3 is an upcoming 2009 computer animated film to be the...

Sam Riley Cast in "Suite Francaise"!
1 message - Deadline is reporting that Sam Riley has been added to the cast of "Suite Francaise", the film adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Irène...

( 1956 )The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Directed by: N. Johnson, starring G. Peck, J. Jones, F. March, M. Pavan...

( 1951 )The Man in the White Suit
Directed by: A. Mackendrick, starring A. Guinness, J. Greenwood, C. Parker, M. Gough...

Resources: Universal Pictures, Wikipedia and contributions from movie fans. Anyone can submit additionnal information and corrections, you can post a message into the forum, or you can contact me by e-mail. Information and materials are submitted by users and thus may not always contain up-to-date and correct information, so do not hesite to report mistakes, and submit corrections.Thank you!. Direct editing is no longer available, sorry.

Disclaimer:
  • Due to health issues, this site has been maintained on and off during the last few years. Some information is outdated, and I am trying to fix things progressively. Thank you in advance for your indulgence -The Webmaster-
  • Messages posted at this site are the sole opinion and responsibility of the poster. In no way will Theiapolis.com be liable or responsible for their content. If you believe something is inappropriate please do not hesitate to report it.
  • Information available at this site are based on the contributions submitted movie fans (visitors, registered members). I cannot guarantee the validity, accuracy or reliability of the information found here. If there are mistakes, or outdated information, I truly apologize. You can use the contact form to submit additional information. Thank you!
100026179196|usa|20200122|if|0.152|0.153|0.153|3.2