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Film / The Milagro Beanfield War

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The Milagro Beanfield War is a 1988 Magical Realism drama directed by Robert Redford and starring Rubén Blades, Sônia Braga, Christopher Walken, Melanie Griffith, Freddy Fender, and Daniel Stern.

In the impoverished northern New Mexico town of Milagro, a struggling farmer illegally diverts water intended for a new ski resort onto his barren pinto bean field, setting off the titular war between the Anglo resort owners and the local Hispanic farmers and ranchers.


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