Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
This political drama takes a look at the underground network that helps South American refugees travel safely to the US. The story centers on a freedom fighter from Central America who uses the underground to get to the US and settle in a small town. His wife lies to a restaurant owner, telling him her husband is dead, and gets a job as a waitress. Soon after, the owner's son falls in love with her. Meanwhile a crooked CIA agent leads a death squad in pursuit of the former freedom fighter and things get worse when the local sheriff threatens to reveal his hideout to the hunters.
oppression, agent [representative], captive, captor, CIA (Central-Intelligence-Agency), death-squad, escape, exile, journalism, one-against-odds, on-the-run, professor, rescue, revenge, revolution, student, terrorism, underground [counterculture], university, wheelchair, widow/widower