77 %
85 % Fresh
$ 11 Million

My Family is a 1995 English-language Drama film directed by Gregory Nava and produced by Anna Thomas under the banner of American Playhouse in collaboration with American Zoetrope, Majestic Films International and Newcomb Productions. This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Jose and Maria, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930s. They establish their family in East L.A., and their children Chucho, Paco, Memo, Irene, Toni, and Jimmy deal with youth culture and the L.A. police in the 1950s. As the second generation become adults in the 1960s, the focus shifts to Jimmy, his marriage to Isabel (a Salvadorian refugee), their son, and Jimmy's journey to becoming a responsible parent. Written by. My family features Jimmy Smits in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Esai Morales, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Jenny Gago, Elpidia Carrillo, Constance Marie and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay is written by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas. The music was composed by Mark Mckenzie along with Pepe Vila. Cinematography was done by Edward Lachman and Jason Poteet and editing by Nancy Richardson. The motion picture has a running time of 126 minutes. It was released on 3rd May 1995 in English and Spanish languages. The Film was successful at box office. My Family was made on a budget of $3 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $11 million. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by New Line Cinema.

A drama film directed by Gregory Nava.

Release Date 03 MAY 1995
Budget $ 3 MILLION

English, Spanish



Cast & Crew

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