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La leyenda negra (2020)

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In Compton, a soon-to-be undocumented teenager fights for her right to stay in America while risking her family, her friendships, and her first love.

Cast

Kailei Lopez
as Rosarito
Ollie
as Tin Tan
Becky Smith
as Mrs. Watkins
Silvia Curiel
as Rosarito's Grandmother
Justin Avila
as Armando
Juan Gabriel Reynoso
as Aleteia's Stepfather
Okey Onyiuke
as Couple Man
Adamma Ebo
as Couple Woman
Brett Calo
as Vandal 2
Bertha Reynoso
as Mrs. Lopez
Diego Reynoso Alleyne
as Mrs. Lopez's Son
Robert Arriaga
as Electrician
Cheri Smith
as College Advisor
Ulato Sam
as Teenage Boy 2
Rogelio Douglas III
as Teenage Boy 3
Ana Maria Grey
as Grandmother's Friend
Tytianna Boyd
as Food Truck Girl
Kristian Rodriguez
as Rosarito's Cousin
Claire Weaver
as Aleteia Skateboard Double
Olivia Spry
as Ruby's Mother
Omar Spry
as Ruby's Father
Samira Spry
as Ruby's Sister
Elijah Spry
as Ruby's Brother
Dana Hathaitham
as Salsa Teacher
De'John Weathington
as Food Truck Boy
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

In "La Leyenda Negra," a Latino-centric project with queer notes and major topical value, her fight (and that of those she represents) is communicated thunderously.

December 4, 2020 | Full Review…

There's a shaggy energy throughout that gives the movie a sense of urgency.

February 5, 2020 | Full Review…

Full of heart, but wide of the mark.

January 27, 2020 | Full Review…

Mature immigrant-themed indie has strong female lead.

December 17, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A starkly shot, black and white drama that carries a ragged sincerity...

December 4, 2020 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

La Leyenda Negra is a searing twist on the coming of age (and coming out) tale that feels like a new classic of U.S. Latino cinema.

December 4, 2020 | Full Review…

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