Zoot Suit

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

This is the film adaptation of the play "Zoot Suit," based on the real-life Sleepy Lagoon case in Los Angeles, in which several Hispanics were sent to jail in 1942 on trumped-up murder charges. Attempts were made to free the group but to no avail. Valdez, who adapted his play for the screen, keeps the story and the camera moving nicely. Shot in 11 days...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Luis Vladez
Producer (3 Credits)
Kenneth Brecher
Peter Burrell
William P. Wingate
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Co-Producer (2 Credits)
Kenneth Brecher
William P. Wingate
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Moctesuma Esparza
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Jacqueline Cambas
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Shorty Rogers
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Tom H. John
Costumes (1 Credit)
Yvonne Wood
Choreography (1 Credit)

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