|“||"Show me what you got, muchacho. I'll be your first audience."- The Mariachi gives his guitar to Miguel, so he can show his talent.||”|
Role in the film
Miguel encounters the Mariachi in the Santa Cecilia Plaza, when he asks Miguel for a shoe-shine. Miguel instead tells the Marichi about his family's hatred of music & his secret dream to be a musician like Ernesto de la Cruz. The Mariachi impatiently states that he asked Miguel to shine his shoes, instead to telling him his life story.