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A Better Life

Synopsis

About a Boy director Chris Weitz takes the helm for this affecting drama about an illegal immigrant who struggles to give his teenage son a better life by working as a gardener in L.A. Determined to move out of the city in order to get his son away from gangs and into a decent school, the devoted father comes into possession of a truck that allows him to earn a better income by taking more gardening jobs. But with immigration agents on every corner and vicious gangsters trying to lure his son into a life...more

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Dave White Profile


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2.5

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Two impressive actors in a cliché world.

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Other Critics

4.0

64 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

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For Families

14

OK for kids 14+

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