Mixed Blood (film)

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Mixed Blood
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Directed by Paul Morrissey
Produced by Alain Sarde
Mark Slater
Written by Alan Bowne
Paul Morrissey
Starring Marília Pêra
Geraldine Smith
Music by Coati Mundi
Cinematography Stefan Zapasnik
Edited by Scott Vickrey
Sara Films
Set Satellite
Distributed by Cinevista
Release dates
18 October 1985 (USA)
Running time
98 minutes
Country  United States
Language English

Mixed Blood is a 1985 film directed by Paul Morrissey and John Leguizamo's film debut.


Rita La Punta (Marília Pêra) leads a gang of underaged Brazilian kids in an attempt to seize control of New York's Lower East Side's drug trade from a Puerto Rican gang.

Principal cast[edit]

Actor Role
Marília Pêra Rita La Punta
Richard Ulacia Thiago
Rodney Harvey Jose
Linda Kerridge Carol
Geraldine Smith Toni
Angel David Juan
Roberto Luis Santana Assassin

Critical reception[edit]

Vincent Canby of The New York Times enjoyed the film:

However, the reviewer at Time Out did not care for it:


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