Zoot Suit (1981)

Genres - Drama, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Drama, Period Film  |   Release Date - Oct 2, 1981 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Iotis Erlewine

Based on a 1940s Los Angeles murder trial, this film follows the case of members of a Mexican-American gang, led by Henry Reyna (Daniel Valdez), as they are tried and sentenced to San Quentin for a murder they may not have committed.



Chicano, frame-up, Hispanic, Mexican-American, murder, racism, suit, trial [courtroom]