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Cristina Michaus in Back and Forth

Back and Forth

2000 NR

This sharply designed social tragedy speaks about the unjust battle between powerful landlords and migrant workers and shows how despair can ruin one's relationships and self-esteem. Filiberto returns to his hometown in Mexico after working for 3 years in the United States. In his struggle to gain recognition, he's vanquished by ambition; now, he must deal with rejection, betrayal and displacement and somehow regain his identity.