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Don't Let Me Drown (2009)

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In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.

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Cruz Angeles
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Cast

Credited cast:
E.J. Bonilla ... Lalo
Gleendilys Inoa ... Stefanie
Damián Alcázar ... Ramon
Ricardo Chavira ... Dionisio
Gina Torres ... Diana
Yareli Arizmendi ... Virginia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Moisés Acevedo ... Tito
Raúl Castillo ... Alex
Dennis Kellum Castro Dennis Kellum Castro ... Jonathan
Jeannie Dalton Jeannie Dalton ... Woman
Robert Dioguardi ... Police Officer #1
Ariel Estrada ... Ground Zero Reporter
Cory Fernandez ... Crowd person # 1
Louis Fernandez Louis Fernandez ... Crowd person #3
Julie M. Finch Julie M. Finch ... Older Lady
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In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.

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Rated R for pervasive language and some sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

No dejes que me ahogue See more »

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Great Urban Story
29 September 2010 | by lmtbxSee all my reviews

This is a great movie that depicts how in fact we are one way related to each other and affected differently (whether knowingly or not) by catastrophic events that occur.

We watched this movie as a family and everyone from my Spanish-only speaking husband, to our 17 yr old son and myself enjoyed this movie.

I think it is also a good movie that should be seen by educators. So many different angles and discussions can be sparked - from the need to know about current events, the challenges teenagers face, the effects and changes families go through - and so much more.

I truly recommend this movie. I hope to pick up the DVD.


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