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The Milagro Beanfield War
Director: Robert Redford (Dir)
Release Date:   1988
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 18 Mar 1988
Duration (in mins):   118
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Cast:   Ruben Blades (Sheriff Bernabe Montoya)  
    Richard Bradford (Ladd Devine)  
    Sonia Braga (Ruby Archuleta)  
    Julie Carmen (Nancy Mondragon)  
    James Gammon (Horsethief Shorty)  


Production Company: Milagro Productions  
Distribution Company: Universal Pictures (an MCA Company)
Director: Robert Redford (Dir)
Producer: Robert Redford (Prod)
  Moctesuma Esparza (Prod)
Writer: David Ward (Scr)
  John Nichols (Scr)
Photography: Robbie Greenberg (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Joe Aubel (Art dir)
  Brandy Alexander (Art dir)
Film Editor: Dede Allen (Film ed)
  Jim Miller (Film ed)
Music: Dave Grusin (Mus)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the novel The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols (New York, 1974).
Authors: John Nichols

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Universal City Studios, Inc. 2/8/1988 dd/mm/yyyy PA376419

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Genre: Drama


Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   16 Mar 1988   p. 1, 18.
Los Angeles Times   18 Mar 1988   p. 1.
New York Times   18 Mar 1988   p. 17.
Variety   16 Mar 1988   p. 14.

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