La Mission Trailer (2010)

The trailer for La Mission.br />
Growing up in the Mission district of San Francisco, Che Rivera (Benjamin Bratt) has always had to be tough to survive. He’s a powerful man respected throughout the Mission barrio for his masculinity and his strength, as well as for his hobby building beautiful lowrider cars. At the same time he’s also a man feared for his street-tough ways and violent temper.

A reformed inmate and recovering alcoholic, Che has worked hard to redeem his life and do right by his pride and joy: his only son, Jes, whom he has raised on his own after the death of his wife. Che’s path to redemption is tested, however, when he discovers Jes is gay. In a rage, Che violently beats Jes, disowning him. He loses his son – and loses himself in the process. Isolated and alone, Che comes to realize that his patriarchal pride is meaningless to him, and to maintain his idea of masculinity, he’s sacrificed the one thing that he cherishes most – the love of his son. To survive his neighborhood, Che has always lived with his fists. To survive as a complete man, he’ll have to embrace a side of himself he’s never shown.

Duration
2 min 13 sec

Views
54,581

Posted On
March 18, 2010
Director
Peter Bratt

Writer
Peter Bratt

Studio
Independent

Release
April 9, 2010
Cast
Benjamin Bratt
Erika Alexander
Jeremy Ray Valdez
Jesse Borrego
Talisa Soto Bratt
Trailer Tracks
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