American Me

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American Me

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American Me

Release Date: March 13, 1992

Year    :   1992
Slogan    :   «In prison they are the law. On the streets they are the power.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   YOY, Universal Pictures, Olmos Productions
Director    :   Edward James Olmos
Producers    :   Russell Gray, Edward James Olmos, Sean Daniel, Bob Morones, Jeff Olan, Shelly Glasser, Floyd Mutrux, Lou Adler, Terra Abroms, Robert M. Young, Martine White, Brian E. Frankish, Brian E. Frankish, Randee Lynne Jensen, Antoinette Levine, Antoinette Levine, Irwin Young, Luis Reyes, Fabiana Arrastia, Ramona Sánchez-Waggoner, Sally Perle
Writers    :   Floyd Mutrux, Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano
RunTime    :   125 mins.

Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force him back into his old habits. The




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