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Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

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  1. Reviewed by: Kerry Lengel
    Mar 1, 2013
    70
    As an analysis of the causes of migration, it is one-dimensional and unconvincing. But as a social history of Latinos in America, it is provocative and fascinating. And as an indictment of decades of economic injustice and covert military action committed in the name of freedom, it is devastating.
  2. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    Sep 27, 2012
    80
    In an era of anti-immigrant fervor, this sobering and much-needed look at Latino migration is built on an undeniably optimistic premise: that once Americans have accurate facts, "they rarely allow injustices to stand."
  3. Reviewed by: Peter Hartlaub
    Mar 7, 2013
    75
    As entertainment, this approach might be questionable. As a service, it would be valuable.
  4. Reviewed by: Rachel Saltz
    Sep 27, 2012
    70
    The filmmakers retain a touching faith that most Americans won't tolerate injustice when they know about it. This film is meant to teach them.
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  1. Oct 2, 2012
    3
    More like Eduardo LopeZZZ. I nearly fell asleep five times, and that was before the movie even started. Based on the poster I assumed thatMore like Eduardo LopeZZZ. I nearly fell asleep five times, and that was before the movie even started. Based on the poster I assumed that this was a comedy about Mexican farmers coming to New York. Boy was I wrong. It's more like a history lesson. Some parts are surprisingly touching. I love how people shared their stories. Full Review »