Starring: Demián Bichir & José Julián
Screenplay by Eric Eason
Directed by Chris Weitz

An illegal immigrant struggles to make a living while keeping his teenage son from getting pulled into the local gang life.

Earnest Bichir wrings
sympathy right up until –
hey! Where are my keys?

Grade: B

By Daniel J. Hoag
A Better Life is available now and Blu-ray and DVD.