Diego Luna, the actor who made his mark in “Y Tu Mama Tambien,” makes his English-language directorial debut with “Cesar Chavez,” a passionate film about the activist leader. Michael Pena stars in the title role with America Ferrera playing his wife, Helen. John Malkovich, Wes Bentley, and Rosario Dawson complete the cast. “Cesar Chavez” opens in theaters on March 28.
In this interview, we talked about Luna’s interest in making the movie, how he researched the film, and the importance of the Filipino farm workers in shaping the revolution.
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