Ballad of Gregorio Cortez

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Ballad of Gregorio Cortez ★★★ 1983 (PG)

Tragic story based on one of the most famous manhunts in Texas history. A Mexican cowhand kills a Texas sheriff in self-defense and tries to elude the law, all because of a misunderstanding of the Spanish language. Olmos turns in a fine performance as Cortez. 105m/C VHS . Edward James Olmos, James Gammon, Tom Bower, Alan Vint, Barry Corbin, Rosanna Desoto, Bruce McGill, Brion James, Pepe Serna, William Sanderson; D: Robert M. Young; W: Robert M. Young; C: Reynaldo Villalobos; M: W. Michael Lewis.