About the film
based on novel or book new mexico farmer land developer
The Milagro Beanfield War
Release Date: March 18, 1988
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs.