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Spoken Word

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 23, 2010
Running time:116 minutes
Cast:Kuno Becker, Miguel Sandoval, Rubén Blades, Persia White, Tony Elias
Director:Victor Nunez
Writer:William T. Conway, Joe Ray Sandoval
Distributor:Variance Films

Web Site: http://www.spokenwordmovie.com/

Description: Just off the road from a successful tour, Cruz Montoya, a rock star on the West Coast poetry circuit, gets an unexpected phone call alerting him that his father, Senior, is fatally ill. Cruz rushes home to his dying father, a reclusive former schoolteacher still leading a traditional life in their once bucolic mountain valley, now ravaged by poverty, drug abuse, and violence. After years away, Cruz quickly begins to retreat into his troubled former life, managing a Santa Fe hip-hop club owned by a local crime boss, Emilio. Seduced by the fast action and easy money, Cruz loses his poetic voice, his identity, and almost his life, before he finds a way to heal his relationships with his family, his community, and himself.

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