'...and the earth did not swallow him'

Document author(s):
E. Lavine
Document source:
Mill Valley Film Festival
Publication date:
1994 Oct 10
Document language:
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
Document contains:
bibliography, box info, distribution co, and production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
United States
Film language(s):
Film production company:
American Playhouse Theatrical Films, California Council for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, KPBS, Kino International Corporation, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Latino Communications Center, Severo Perez Films, Texas Committee for the Humanities, and Tierra Productions
Film genre(s):
Adaptation and Social problem
Film subject(s):
  • Community development, Urban
  • Hispanic Americans -- Drama
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Drama
  • Mexican American children -- Drama
  • Mexican American families -- Drama
  • Migrant labor -- United States -- History -- Drama
  • Rivera, Tomas, 1935- Y no se lo tragó la tierra -- Film and video adaptations