Popi 52 years old

Better to drown in the ocean than in the sewer.

Popi

Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thinks up a plot to have his sons washed ashore as cuban immigrants who will be adopted by rich anglos.

Credits

Popi Cast

Name Character
Rita Moreno She was 37, now 90 years old as Lupe
Alan Arkin He was 35, now 87 years old as Abraham
Arny Freeman He was 60, 77 years old when he died as Diaz
Barbara Dana She was 19, now 72 years old as Receptionist
Joan Tompkins She was 53, 89 years old when she died as Miss Musto
Anthony Holland He was 41, 60 years old when he died as Pickett
Miguel Alejandro He was 11, now 63 years old as Junior
Louis Zorich He was 45, 93 years old when he died as Penebaz

Popi Crew

Name Department
Andrew Laszlo as Director of Photography. He was 43 (85) years old when He died Camera
Dominic Frontiere as Original Music Composer. He was 37 (now 90) years old Sound
Arthur Hiller as Director. He was 45 (92) years old when He died Directing
Herbert B. Leonard as Producer. He was 46 (84) years old when He died Production
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Popi (52 years)

Better to drown in the ocean than in the sewer.

  • Release day: Tuesday, May 27, 1969
  • Runtime: 113 minutes