I just happened upon this film last night . I had fallen asleep while watching something on the HBOLAT channel , only to wake up a little later , with the network still on . I just caught the beginning ( like 8 minutes in to the film ), and was immediately hooked . Watched the rest in it's entirety and even DVR'd just to show my wife later . I'm glad this was in English ( with Spanish subtitles). Such a compelling look at what folks go thru , who live in America , but are not American citizens. Story is about a single mother , who works her tail off , just to provide for every day life ( lives paycheck to paycheck like most of us struggling in this world ). She has a daughter who is pretty darn smart . She was accepted to Indiana University. Here is where the problem begins . Her mother is facing deportation and will do anything it takes , to pay the tuition ( at least for the first semester ). Note - Once her daughter is enrolled at the school , they will see her grades , and the school will then find ways to assist her with scholarship and financial assistance. Although - daughter " Izzy " is telling her mother Not to worry and that she does not need to go to that school because it's way too expensive and impossible. Mom ain't having it ! She is determined to give her daughter the best life possible as she truly deserves it . So how is she going to be able to ensure her daughters enrollment with deportation on the horizon ? She can't get a loan ( not an American Citizen). Can't even apply for financial aid or any type of student loan nor grant . It's a bad situation. But mom is determined to find a way . I gave this movie a 10 . A Strong 10 !! And I can find 10 reasons why but I'm trying not to spoil anything . It's an eye opener that's for sure . It's not a popcorn movie fest I must tell you . This is something that you should watch with no interruptions, on a quiet Sunday morning . Great story . Enjoy . Stay safe as always.
Long Gone By
Long Gone By
Ana Alvarez is a single mother from Nicaragua living in Warsaw, Indiana with her teenage daughter, Izzy. When a routine check in leads to a deportation order, life as Ana knows it ends. The...
August 4, 2020