Demián Bichir, left, plays an illegal  immigrant who's a single dad, and José Julián is his unappreciative son — until Dad's truck is stolen — in A Better Life.
Demián Bichir, left, plays an illegal immigrant who's a single dad, and José Julián is his unappreciative son — until Dad's truck is stolen — in A Better Life.
Demián Bichir, left, plays an illegal immigrant who's a single dad, and José Julián is his unappreciative son — until Dad's truck is stolen — in A Better Life.

'A Better Life': Immigrant tale takes a while to find its heart

August 05, 2011 12:00 AM