Rebel Without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker with $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player - Study Guide Chapter Six, "Highway to Hell" Summary & Analysis

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As always, Rodriguez and Gallardo do everything themselves and as always, they are short on money. They therefore resort to driving to Los Angeles and staying at a friend's place. Because of their very limited budget they cannot spend too much time in Los Angeles, so they have to pound the pavement for a contract. As the title of this chapter implies, it is "hell" to find a contract for the movie. This chapter's entries go from December 1, 1991 to December 24, 1991.

Gallardo and Rodriguez's plan is to drive to California, sleep at their friend's place, and literally go door to door to sell El Mariachi to the Spanish speaking video market. In Los Angeles they try the following companies: Film-Mex, Mex-American, Million Dollar Video, and Tel-Star. In San Diego, they meet with...

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