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Tomatometer 35% Audience Score 41%

In theatres:
  • March 17, 2006
On DVD: July 25, 2006
Running time: 1h 57m
Genre: Drama, Romance

In 1930s Los Angeles, Arturo Bandini (Colin Farrell), a son of Italian-American immigrants, dreams of becoming a famous novelist and marrying a beautiful blonde, and Camilla Lopez (Salma Hayek), a Mexican woman, longs to marry a WASP and shed her last name.

In a time when Anglo-Chicano relations hang by tattered threads, Bandini and Camilla collide with one another, fighting the city and themselves to make their dreams come true.

Based on the novel by John Fante.
Director: Robert Towne
Studio: Paramount Classics
Producer(s): Jonas McCord, Paula Wagner, Tom Cruise
Cast: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Justin Kirk, Idina Menzel
Writer(s): Robert Towne
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