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 in 1979, Mexican-American Vietnam vet Eddie Guerrero (Robert Beltran) was 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.
|keywords||kill special forces vietnam vet|
|producer||Benjamin Berg George Lucas|
|productionCompany||Las Flores Company Lucasfilm Neruda Corporation|