About the film
El bracero del año
Release Date: December 03, 1964
The movie theme is the migration of Mexicans to the United States in search of the "American dream". Piporro crosses the Rio Grande swimming illegally, and lives a series of events that lead him from walking away from the police to winning the award for "Bracero of the Year" for his work in the harvest. Prize that he will lose before returning to Mexico just as he had gone: no money in the bag.