A Better Life


Determined to give his estranged teenage son a better future, Carlos Riquelme, an illegal immigrant, buys a used truck and gardening equipment to start a business. However, when the truck is stolen, he and his son work together to recover it, reconnecting for the first time in years.

Chris Weitz's ‘A Better Life’ Poster

Get your first look at the first poster for director Chris Weitz's (The Twilight Saga: New Moon and The Golden Compass) A Better Life, about a gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.

A Better Life was released June 24th, 2011.

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