Mexico City (2000)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  November 2000 (USA)
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A woman's desperate search for her brother in the capital of Mexico.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mitch Cobb
Jorge Robles ...
Johnny Zander ...
Ambassador Mills
Head Thug (as Roberto Sosa Martinez)
Thin Faced Man
Geraldine Zinat ...
Hotel Desk Clerk
Lieutenant Menedez
Mexico City Policeman
Ramón Álvarez ...
Cantina Drunk
Jorge Malpica ...
Doctor (as Jorge Romero Malpica)
Alejandro de la Peña ...
Toupee Man
Beto Villareal ...
Panama Hat Man
José Marrós ...


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 <>

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

November 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Distrito federal  »

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1.78 : 1
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[last lines]
Max: Hey Aunt Mitch, can I take your picture?
Mitch Cobb: Sure.
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10 August 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie shows great insight into what Mexico City is actually like. Not necessarily the mugging and shooting, however the shots of the city are outstanding. From the town square to the mix between poverty and wealth, the camera work in the film is unsurpassable. Even down to the green volkswagen beetles, the film is precise and real. Enjoyable movie.

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