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Mexico City (2000)

A woman's desperate search for her brother in the capital of Mexico.

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Mitch Cobb
Jorge Robles ...
Pedro
Johnny Zander ...
Sam
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Ambassador Mills
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Head Thug (as Roberto Sosa Martinez)
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Thin Faced Man
Geraldine Zinat ...
Hotel Desk Clerk
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Lieutenant Menedez
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Mexico City Policeman
Ramón Álvarez ...
Cantina Drunk
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Max
Jorge Malpica ...
Doctor (as Jorge Romero Malpica)
Alejandro de la Peña ...
Toupee Man
Beto Villareal ...
Panama Hat Man
José Marrós ...
Priest
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After divorce and the death of her two children, Mitch is headed for Oaxaca with her brother Sam, a photographer. During their one-day layover in Mexico City, Sam goes out for a night on the town and doesn't return. Mitch goes for help to the American embassy and starts her own search with the aid of Pedro, a cabbie. She finds the cantina where Sam was drinking and stands up to a gang leader to learn some of what happened that night. He gives her Sam's camera, and the photos on the last roll of film become the object of a hunt by some very determined criminals. Can Mitch find Sam, learn what he saw that night, and stay safe? Whom can she trust? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A Desperate Chase In One Of The Deadliest Cities In The World!


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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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Pedro: We go to the catinas where the men are scary, and the women are not welcome.
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So-so? Si, si!
10 January 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

In "Mexico City", Edwards plays a woman with recent personal loss who is reluctantly vacationing in the title city with her brother when he disappears. This very mediocre journeyman flick is all about her search for her bro and the intrigues which follow. "Mexico City" seems to lack authenticity (made in Mexico by Americans), paints a rather dismal portrait of the city, has plotholes and foibles galore, and is watered down to a very soft R rating. For those who can overlook these flaws, however, a tale of one woman's determination pitted against corruption and treachery in Mexico awaits. (C)


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