Strangers in the City
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Strangers in the City
In this decidedly Hollywood view of what growing up Puerto Rican in New York must really be like, almost an entire family (with only one son and a daughter) faces disintegration and tragedy. The father loses his job, which puts the family in a crisis situation. So the son goes out to find work as a delivery boy and the daughter eventually lapses into prostitution. Trouble brews when the son confronts a local gang leader whom he believes has misused his sister, and the mother similarly tracks down a bully for more or less the same reason. In a plot twist, it is the mother's confrontation… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Hollywood version of rough life for newly arrived Puerto Ricans to the slums of NYC."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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