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1h 59m 1992

Brief Synopsis

Story of the rise of Mexican controlled organized crime in the United States, focusing on a gang member from East L.A., who becomes a kingpin while in prison.

Film Details

Also Known As
Sin remisión
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Jim Thompson
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Sacramento, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Synopsis

Story of the rise of Mexican controlled organized crime in the United States, focusing on a gang member from East L.A., who becomes a kingpin while in prison.

Crew

David Abbott

Makeup

John Acevedo

Production Assistant

Douglas L Adam

Camera Assistant

Lou Adler

Executive Producer

Rick Alexander

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Barbara Stewart Allen

Assistant

Dee Dee Altamura

Makeup Assistant

Michael Amorelli

Best Boy

Paul Amorelli

Electrician

Fabiana Arrastia

Assistant Production Coordinator

Nick Athas

Assistant

Joe Aubel

Production Designer

Robert Barbosa

Craft Service

Cassandra Barrere

Script Supervisor

Gilbert Becerra

Security

Bruce Bell

Sound Editor

Dustin Bernard

Assistant Director

James Bolt

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robert G Borg

Special Thanks To

John Borlan

Stunts

Todd Braden

Other

Julian Bratolyubov

Music

Steve Bridge

Camera Operator

David Burton

Stunts

William H Burton

Stunts

David L Butler

Camera Operator

Richard Candib

Editor

Alex Carrillo

Carpenter

Tony Casas

Technical Advisor

John C Casey

Costume Supervisor

Gilbert Castro

Assistant Director

Steve Chambers

Stunts

Terry P Chapman

Effects Assistant

Jeff Charbonneau

Music

Jeff Clark

Sound Editor

Arthur Coburn

Editor

Dan Coffie

Dga Trainee

Hugo Cortina

Lighting Technician

Fernando Cubillas

Assistant

Bill Cueto

Electrician

Andy D'addario

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

David Dale

Production Assistant

Sean Daniel

Producer

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunts

Tanya Sharp David

Adr Mixer

Wiliam Davidson

Other

John Davies

Other

Tim A Davison

Stunts

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Reverend Leslie N Delgado

Special Thanks To

Lily Diamond

Adr Editor

Ken Diaz

Makeup

Julia Dole

Assistant Editor

Ousaun Elam

Stunts

Sandy England

Special Thanks To

Ernest Enriquez

Electrician

Danny Epper

Stunts

Tony Epper

Stunts

Richard Espinoza

Assistant Director

Jane Estocin

Accounting Assistant

John Paul Fasal

Other

Gerardo Fernandez

Other

Stephen Ferry

Swing Gang

Sukey Fontelieu

Adr Editor

Brian E Frankish

Coproducer

Brian E Frankish

Unit Production Manager

John Frantz

Props Assistant

Eugene Freiburger

Props Assistant

Tony Friedkin

Photography

Elizabeth Fulton

Assistant Editor

Richie Gaona

Stunts

Claude Gaudette

Original Music

Claude Gaudette

Music

Shelly Glasser

Production Coordinator

Susan Godfrey

Assistant Editor

Mark S Gordon

Sound Editor

Stephanie J Gordon

Set Designer

Russell Gray

Casting Associate

Paula Greatbatch

Assistant Editor

Matt Hailey

Swing Gang

James Halty

Stunts

Danny Haro

Assistant

Brad Hazen

Electrician

Silvia Hernandez

Assistant

Phil Hetos

Color Timer

Freddie Hice

Stunts

Joe Hicks

Dolly Grip

Bob Hoffman

Other

Brian Joe Holechek

Grip

Sharon G Hollis

Transportation Captain

Jerome F. Holway

Other

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunts

Hank Hooker

Stunts

Norman Howell

Stunts

James J Isaacs

Sound Editor

Randee Jensen

Associate Producer

Frank Jimenez

Electrician

Derek Johansen

Production Assistant

Steve Johnson

Stand-In

Dale Johnston

Sound Editor

David Jones

Helicopter Pilot

Dennis Jones

Sound

Horace Jordan

Camera Assistant

Dean Katz

On-Set Dresser

Victor Keatley

Electrician

Roger Kelderman

Other

Brandon Lee Keropian

Production Assistant

Tony Kerum

Caterer

Henri Kingi

Stunts

Robert L Knott

Special Effects Coordinator

Tom Knott

Special Effects Assistant

Carlos Kotkin

Other

Joel Kramer

Stunt Coordinator

T Sano Kwong

Dolly Grip

Dennis Lambert

Music

Dennis Lambert

Music Supervisor

Richard Le Grand

Foley

Antoinette Levine

Associate Producer

Antoinette Levine

Location Manager

Jimmy Ling

Sound Editor

Michael Lippman

Music

Ana Lizarraga

Other

Trini Lizarraga

Production Assistant

Freddy Lopez

Stunts

Greg Lowe

Adr

Terra Mair

Post-Production Coordinator

Howard R Mandel

Other

Bill Manger

Sound Editor

Diane Marshall

Foley

Jeff Mart

Steadicam Operator

George A Martin

Music Editor

Marc Martin Del Campo

Swing Gang

Jose Martinez

Production Assistant

Lori Martino

Assistant Sound Editor

Theo Mayes

Hair Stylist

Sharon Mcgeeney

Negative Cutting

Pia Mehr

Other

John C. Meier

Stunts

Michael Meinardus

Steadicam Operator

Julian Mendoza

Costume Illustrator

Juan Morillo

Other

Grace Morley

Casting

Bob Morones

Casting

Bobby Munoz

Key Grip

Joseph Musso

Visual Effects

Floyd Mutrux

Screenplay

Floyd Mutrux

From Story

Floyd Mutrux

Executive Producer

Desmond Nakano

Screenplay

Desmond Nakano

From Story

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Thomas J O'brien

Other

Jeffrey G Olan

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Joe Olivas

Adr

Bodie Olmos

Production Assistant

Edward James Olmos

Producer

Mico Olmos

Production Assistant

Brian Ort

Assistant Director

Jimmy Ortega

Stunts

Richard L Oswald

Sound Editor

George Padilla

Consultant

David Pauker

Post-Production Supervisor

Sally Perele

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Hector Perez

Consultant

Willie Perez

Costumes

Randy Peters

Stunts

Randy Peters

Transportation Coordinator

Chuck Picerni Jr.

Stunts

Michael Pickett

Special Thanks To

Pee Wee Piemonte

Stunts

Gloria Ponce

Hair Assistant

David Preciado

Electrician

Martin C Price

Set Decorator

Chris Ragazzo

Production

Brian Ralph

Negative Cutting

Branscombe Richmond

Stunts

Doug Rider

Music

Danny Rogers

Stunts

Albert Romero

Other

Danny Romo

Makeup

Steve Romo

Makeup

Erik Rondell

Stunts

Gilbert Rosales

Stunts

Thomas Rosales Jr.

Stunts

Karin Roulo

Foley Mixer

Modesto M Sanchez

Stand-In

Sharon Schaffer

Stunts

David Schmalz

Video Assist/Playback

James P Schreiber

Production

Solange Schwalbe

Sound Editor

Burton Sharp

Adr

Felix Snow

Production Assistant

Richard Soames

Special Thanks To

Hector Solano

Other

Dawn Soler

Music

Raul Solis

Special Thanks To

Jack Solomon

Special Thanks To

David Spence

Sound Editor

John M Stacy

Sound Editor

Dee Stanley

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Sin remisión
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Jim Thompson
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Sacramento, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 13, 1992

Released in United States on Video August 27, 1992

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States September 1992

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) September 25 - October 4, 1992.

Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival (Open Zone) September 17-27, 1992.

Directorial debut for actor Edward James Olmos.

Completed shooting August 15, 1991.

Began shooting June 3, 1991.

Released in United States Spring March 13, 1992

Released in United States on Video August 27, 1992

Released in United States 1992 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) September 25 - October 4, 1992.)

Released in United States September 1992 (Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival (Open Zone) September 17-27, 1992.)