A Better Life

About a Boy director Chris Weitz takes the helm for this affecting drama about an illegal immigrant who struggles to give his teenage son a better life by working as a gardener in L.A. Determined to move out of the city in order to get his son away from gangs and into a decent school, the devoted father comes into possession of a truck that allows him to...read more

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A Better Life - Clip - Take Your Shirt Off
00:52 — A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for t (more…)
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01:11 — A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for t (more…)
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01:03 — A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for t (more…)
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01:36 — A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for t (more…)

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  • Released: 2011
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: About a Boy director Chris Weitz takes the helm for this affecting drama about an illegal immigrant who struggles to give his teenage son a better life by working as a gardener in L.A. Determined to move out of the city in order to get his son away from ga… (more)

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