Zoot Suit Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for Zoot Suit the Movie

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Based on Luis Valdez' play, this murder mystery/musical is rooted in the historical Sleepy Lagoon murder in the 1940s. Valdez plays a Mexican-American accused of the crime. His friends (and defense lawyers) rally around him to fight this travesty of justice. Lots o'music and dancing.

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Available on VHS
Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musical Drama, True Stories, Adapted from a Play, Hispanic America
Screenplay
Luis Valdez
Cast
Edward James Olmos, Daniel Valdez, Tyne Daly, Charles Aidman, John Anderson
Director
Luis Valdez
Producer
Universal City Studios

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