|Roosters 1993 R, 95 min.|
Director: Robert M. Young
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Sarah Lassez, Sonia Braga, Maria Conchita Alonso, Danny Nucci, Valente Rodriguez, Mark Dacascos, L. Ignacio Gameros, Arin Pasquel Real, Grace Keagy
Gallo Morales (Edward James Olmos) has served seven years in prison for killing a man over a cock fight. After his release, he comes home to retrieve the cock-fighting rooster his father bred but discovers that his son, Hector (Danny Nucci), has inherited the rooster and isn't going to give it up. Meanwhile, his 15-year-old daughter, Angela (Sarah Lassez), seeks refuge from the world outside, but Gallo ignores her. And then there's Gallo's wife, Juana (Sonia Braga), who just wants a normal family life. Symbolism abounds in this allegory about relationships.
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