Roosters

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Roosters ★★½ 1995 (R)

Gallo Morales (Olmos) is returning home, after serving seven years in prison for manslaughter, anxiously awaited by wife Juana (Braga), 20-year-old rebellious son Hector (Nucci), neglected adolescent daughter Angela (Lassez), and sexy sister Chata (Alonso). Gallo is a noted breeder of fighting cocks, which for him represent machismo and power but, to his resentment, it's Hector who owns a potential prizewinning bird, precipitating some explosive family conflicts. Adapted by Sanchez-Scott from her 1987 play. 93m/C VHS, DVD . Edward James Olmos, Sonia Braga, Maria Conchita Alonso, Danny Nucci, Sarah Lassez; D: Robert M. Young; W: Milcha Sanchez-Scott; C: Reynaldo Villalobos; M: David Kitay.

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