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Puerto Rico: Paradise Invaded

USA, 1977 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Affonso Beato

The contemporary relationship between Puerto Rico and the USA is explored through the experiences of a worker: the demographic and cultural disintegration of Puerto Rican national identity, the environmental pollution of the island, and the lives of Puerto Ricans in New York.

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