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VOICE - August 6th 2002
(The New York Latino Film Festival)
ALMOST A WOMAN
Directed by Betty Kaplan, Esmeralda Santiago's memoir Almost A Woman plays like an extended urban tropical dream sequence. It may have that PBS feel, but it's one of the best films ever about the 60s New York Puerto Rican experience, filled with period detail that elicits a profound nostalgia.
Ed Morales, Voice