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Latino (film)

Directed by Haskell Wexler
Produced by Benjamin Berg
George Lucas (uncredited)
Written by Haskell Wexler
Starring Robert Beltran
Annette Charles
Music by Diane Louie
Cinematography Newton Thomas Sigel
Edited by Robert Dalva
Distributed by Cinecom Pictures
CBS/Fox Video (VHS)
Release dates
  • May 1985 (1985-05)
Running time
105 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Latino is a 1985 American war film directed by Haskell Wexler. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


Set in the context of the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and their battle with the U.S. backed Contra rebels. Eddie Guerrero (Robert Beltran) is a Vietnam vet sent to help U.S. Special Forces train Contra rebels. Eddie falls for a local girl, Marlena (Annette Charles). However, when her father is killed by the Contras things change.



  1. "Festival de Cannes: Latino". Retrieved 2009-06-30. 

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