Los Angeles, 1942: A Mexican-American was found dead near a popular lovers' lane. The authorities were quick to go after two dozen young pachucos and haul them in on trumped-up murder charges... and their summary prosecution would spark enduringly infamous race riots. Playwright Luis Valdez directed this powerful filmization of his stage success; Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Tyne Daly, Charles Aidman star. Score includes "Los Chucos Suaves," "Marijuana Boogie," "Handball." 103 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; interview; audio commentary; theatrical trailer.