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Blood In Blood Out Details

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[[Performer~P93022~Taylor Hackford~taylorhackford]] directed this urgent melodrama about the realities of street crime, gangs, and prison life among the Chicanos of East Los Angeles. Miklo ([[Performer~P12318~Damian Chapa~damianchapa]]), Paco ([[Performer~P8157~Benjamin Bratt~benjaminbratt]]) and Cruz ([[Performer~P7490~Jesse Borrego~jesseborrego]]) are three friends who are living in the East Los Angeles of 1972 as it is torn apart by violence. When the gang violence hits the three friends, they are affected by their participation in the bitter violence in different ways. Cruz, an artist, becomes crippled, and he sinks deeply into drug addiction. Paco, an accessory to murder, joins the military to avoid jail time, leading to a spot on the LAPD. Miklo, the kid with the gun, is sent to jail, where he slowly rises up in the ranks of La Onda, the San Quentin Latino gang. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast

Damian Chapa
as Miklo
Jesse Borrego
as Cruz
Benjamin Bratt
as Paco
Enrique J. Castillo
as Montana
Victor Rivers
as Magic Mike
Delroy Lindo
as Bonafide
Tom Towles
as Red Ryder
Carlos Carrasco
as Popeye
Theodore Wilson
as Wallace
Raymond Cruz
as Chuey
Valente Rodriguez
as Frankie
Lanny Flaherty
as Big Al
Paolo Tocha
as Apache
Danny Trejo
as Geronimo
Ving Rhames
as Ivan
Karmin Murcelo
as Dolores
Jimmy Santiago Baca
as Gato
Roberto Contreras
as Cruz's Grandfather
Roxann Biggs
Steve Eastin
as Hollenbeck Captain
Evelyn Guerrero
as Luisa
David Dunard
as Gill
Jenny Gago
as Lupe
Natalia Nogulich
as Janis
Richard Masur
as Uncredited
Richard Pagano
Mike Genovese
as Sgt. Devereaux
Sharon Bialy
Alina Arenal
as Perla
Noah Verduzco
as Juanito
Geoffrey Rivas
as Carlos
Luis Contreras
as Realthing
Tom Wilson
as Rollie
Lupe Ontiveros
as Carmen
Billy Bob Thornton
as Lighting
Gary Tacon
as Clavo
Ray Oriel
as Spider
Gary Cervantes
as Smokey
Peter Mark Vasquez
as Chivo

Crew

Taylor Hackford
Director
Taylor Hackford
Producer
Jimmy Santiago Baca
Producer
Jerry Gershwin
Producer
Stratton Leopold
Producer
Jimmy Santiago Baca
Screenwriter
Floyd Mutrux
Screenwriter
Gabriel Beristain
Cinematographer
Bill Conti
Composer (Music Score)
Sheldon Kahn
Editor
Frederic Steinkamp
Editor
Bruno Rubeo
Production Designer
Cecilia Rodarte
Set Designer
Shay Cunliffe
Costume Designer
Gary Lee Davis
Stunts
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