CinematographyNewton Thomas Sigel Duration CountryUnited States
Release dateMay 1985 (1985-05) CastRobert Beltran (Eddie Guerrero), Annette Charles (Marlena), Tony Plana (Ruben), Julio Medina (Salazar), Michael Goodwin (Becket) Similar moviesGeorge Lucas was an executive producer for Latino and Red Tails
Latino is a 1985 American war film directed by Haskell Wexler. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.
Set in the context of the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and their battle with the U.S. backed Contra rebels. Eddie Guerrero (Robert Beltran) is a Vietnam vet sent to help U.S. Special Forces train Contra rebels. Eddie falls for a local girl, Marlena (Annette Charles). However, when her father is killed by the Contras things change.