Zoot Suit [DVD] [1981]

Luis Valdez's powerful stage drama about the "Zoot Suit Riots" of the 1940s, which first galvanized the Hispanic community in Los Angeles, is brought to the screen in this film, which gets a straightforward DVD release. Zoot Suit has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which has also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo; the dialogue is in English, with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, and French. No bonus materials have been included for this edition.
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Special Features

  • Closed Captioned


Zoot Suit
Based on a 1940s Los Angeles murder trial, this film follows the case of members of a Mexican-American gang, led by Henry Reyna (Daniel Valdez), as they are tried and sentenced to San Quentin for a murder they may not have committed. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Daniel Valdez - Henry Reyna
  • Edward James Olmos
    Edward James Olmos - El Pachuco
  • Charles Aidman
    Charles Aidman - George
  • Tyne Daly
    Tyne Daly - Alice
  • John Anderson
    John Anderson - Judge
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