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Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Play Dates

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USA, 1982
Director: Robert M. Young
Producer: Moctesuma Esparza, Michael Hausman
Cast: Edward James Olmos, James Gammon, Tom Bower
Screenwriter: Victor Villaseñor, Robert M. Young
Cinematography: Reynaldo Villalobos
Music: W. Michael Lewis, Edward James Olmos
Genre: Drama, Western
Color
Language: English, Spanish
Running Time: 104 minutes

Synopsis:
Circa 1901, a mistranslation by a Texan official leads to a case of fatal miscommunication, forcing Gregorio Cortez (Edward James Olmos) to run for his life from the pursuing Texas Rangers.

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez was restored in 2016 by the Academy Film Archive. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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