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Posted: 9/3/2005 6:39:50 PM EDT
American Me, Edward Olmos, life story of a gang member, his life, and death.

My roommate loaned me the DVD for American Me. Wow. This is a good movie. Sad, but a good movie. This is one of the most well made movies that I have ever seen.

I don't know many gang members, just a few people at school that got out. Makes me very thankful I wasn't born into that sort of existance.
Link Posted: 9/3/2005 6:48:00 PM EDT
wow that went over like a fart in church.
Link Posted: 9/3/2005 10:13:50 PM EDT
Outstanding movie, directed by Olmos. Touching and tragic, with the absolute ring of truth.
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 11:34:46 AM EDT
I clicked on this thread thinking it said Amerircan Pie, but either way, both good movies...

Link Posted: 9/4/2005 11:39:58 AM EDT
Not a fart in church; it's a movie that makes average people uncomfortable because they don't want to deal with society's underbelly, which IMHO, this movie deals with.

It depicts a way of life in America that is foreign to most Americans. It is a sad, but relevant movie; scary in a way...
Link Posted: 9/9/2005 3:43:18 PM EDT
Very good movie. A keeper.
Link Posted: 9/9/2005 7:58:38 PM EDT
I never have seen it.

I like Olmos and have wondered about it for years. Guess I'll have to see if the video store has it.
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