Is La Mission based on a true story?

Is La Mission based on a true story?

Share this: La Mission is the story of Che Rivera, a MUNI bus driver, former inmate and recovering alcoholic, who builds low rider cars. The movie, filmed in the Mission in less than a month, was written and directed by Peter Bratt and stars his brother Benjamin Bratt as Che.

Where was La Mission filmed?

San Francisco
Scene cover for May 21, 2010, featuring the Film ‘La Mission’. For Benjamin and Peter Bratt, making the movie “La Mission” was about coming home. The brothers grew up in San Francisco, where the movie takes place.

What genre is La Mission?

DramaIndie film
La Mission/Genres

Why is La Mission rated R?

“La Mission” is rated R (Under 17 requires accompany parent or adult guardian) for language, violent family fights and discreet sex. Opens on Friday in New York and Los Angeles.

Who is the protagonist in La Mission?

This is the Che Rivera we meet at the beginning of “La Mission”; he’s played by Benjamin Bratt as a tattooed macho guy — a man who isn’t afraid to face down unruly passengers on his bus. He loves his son Jes (Jeremy Ray Valdez).

What is La Mission movie?

A macho ex-convict (Benjamin Bratt) in San Francisco has difficulty accepting the fact that his only son (Jeremy Ray Valdez) is gay.
La Mission/Film synopsis

What happened at the end of La Mission?

In the end, Che comes to the realization that his relationship with his son is more important than the opinions of his community. The film’s writer and director Peter Bratt, who grew up in The Mission District of San Francisco, had a lifelong dream of creating a film that took place there.

Who are the actors in the movie La Mission?

Cast overview, first billed only: Benjamin Bratt Che Rivera Alex Hernandez Smoke Christopher Borgzinner Nacho (as Chris Borgzinner) Jeremy Ray Valdez Jes Rivera Cesar Gomez Gummy Bear

Who is the actor who plays Ana in La Mission?

Talisa Soto who plays Ana and Benjamin Bratt who plays Che are married in real life. They met on the set of Blood In Blood where Rene played by Jesse Borrego stars alongside Benjamin Bratt. See more »

Is the movie La Mission based on a true story?

A single-parent ex-con in a tough, minority neighborhood finds his personal values challenged when he discovers his son is gay. Check out our editors’ picks for the best movies and shows coming your way in May.

When did songs of La Mission come out?

Release. The film opened on April 9, 2010, in New York City and Los Angeles and on April 16 in San Francisco. The DVD was released on August 10, 2010. Songs of La Mission features songs from the movie.