OPENS IN LOS ANGELES & ORANGE COUNTY FRIDAY, MAY 3
On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for México.
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla chronicles the story of Mexico’s Battle of Puebla, the most important battle in Mexico’s history. When the unbeatable French army invades Mexico to set up a monarchy, General Ignacio Zaragoza played by Kuno Becker (Goal!, From Prada to Nada), must defend the city of Puebla, commanding a poorly armed and outnumbered troop of men. Meanwhile, two young Mexican lovers manage to find love amidst the chaos of war. Cinco de Mayo chronicles the bravery of a people pushed to the limit, fighting for their nation, their families and their pride.
Director: Rafa Lara (La Milagrosa, Labios Rojos)
Cast: Kuno Becker (Goal!, From Prada to Nada)
Angélica Aragon (Cuna de Lobos, La Mujer de Mi Hermano) William Miller (Salvador)