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Nyla McCarthy in Mala Noche

Mala Noche

1985 NR

Lonely liquor store manager Walt (Tim Streeter) pines for teenage Mexican immigrant Johnny (Doug Cooeyate) in acclaimed director Gus Van Sant's debut feature film. Though Johnny doesn't return Walt's feelings, his very presence affects Walt's life in profound ways. Based on Walt Curtis's autobiographical novel, this poignant black-and-white drama co-stars Ray Monge as Johnny's friend Roberto.