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Popi ★★★ 1969 (G)

Arkin is the heart and soul of this poignant charmer in his role as a Puerto Rican immigrant hell-bent on securing a better life outside the ghetto for his two sons. His zany efforts culminate in one outrageous scheme to set them adrift off the Florida coast in hopes they will be rescued and raised by a wealthy family. Far fetched, but ultimately heartwarming. 115m/C VHS, DVD . Alan Arkin, Rita Moreno, Miguel Alejandro, Reuben Figueroa; D: Arthur Hiller.