Popi is a 1969 American comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay by Tina Pine and Lester Pine focuses on a Puerto Rican widower struggling to raise his two young sons in the New York City neighborhood known as Spanish Harlem. Abraham Rodriguez, known as Popi to his sons Luis and Junior, supports them by working three jobs, leaving him little time to supervise them. He hopes to earn enough to marry his girlfriend Lupe and move the family into a better home in Brooklyn. Realizing his boys have a better chance of making good as political refugees than products of the ghetto in...
|Release date:||May 27, 1969|
|Directed by:||Arthur Hiller|
|Producer:||Herbert B. Leonard|
|Editor:||Chic Ciccolini III|
|Music by:||Dominic Frontiere|
|Screenplay by:||Lester Pine, Tina Pine|