Leaving No Trace (2000)
"Sin dejar huella" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  23 March 2001 (Mexico)
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A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tiaré Scanda ...
Martín Altomaro ...
El Chaparro
El Primo
Silverio Palacios ...
Heraclio Chuc
Santiago Molina ...
Edmundo Sotelo ...
Roberto 'Raki' Ríos ...
Tiroloco (as Roberto Ríos 'Racki')
Cristina Michaus ...
Rafael Betancourt ...
Rodolfo Rocoverti ...
Armando Salcedo ...


Aurelia, a Norteña who's a high-school dropout with two sons, ditches her life as a sweatshop seamstress by stealing her boyfriend's dope, selling it, and heading for Cancún in her station wagon. At a truck stop, she's approached by Marilú, who deals in Mayan art forgeries, speaks with a Castilian accent, and wears Gucci. Marilú's also on the lamb, trying to avoid prison and escape a corrupt federal investigator. On the road, it's soon apparent they're being followed, but by whom? At least six people are in pursuit of the women. Can the women trust each other enough to work as a team; is there honor among thieves? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Without a Trace  »

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wandering around in Mexico
17 December 2002 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

This movie is a delightful mixture of a comedy and a road movie: two good actresses, beautiful scenery of off the beaten track Mexico (the huge crumbling estate where the women stay at one point is quite stunning), and soulful Mexican songs with great lyrics. I liked the fact that the friendship that developed between the two women with very different backgrounds was actually believable and of course that, at the end, everybody got what they deserved. I really liked the songs played throughout the movie, especially since their lyrics were also translated for those like me who don't speak Spanish. Overall, a very pleasant watch.

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