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The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  13 March 2006 (USA)
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Based on a true story, THE VIRGIN OF JUAREZ combines issues of politics, fanaticism and religion with murder, violence and redemption.

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Based on a true story, THE VIRGIN OF JUAREZ combines issues of politics, fanaticism and religion with murder, violence and redemption.

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Las muertas de Juárez  »

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One of two films made and released in 2006 which examined the so-called "Maquiladora Murders", the other film was Bordertown (2006). See more »

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A great disservice.
5 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is almost as bad as the experience of working on it was - for me, anyway. I think that men with waning careers, such as the director of this movie, should find some sort of an exploitation vehicle to try and remain afloat. To take a true story, where so much innocent blood was - and apparently continues to be - spilled on the streets of Juarez and turn it into a shoot 'em up comic book farce that has zero to do with what actually took place is great disservice to the victims. The story is real, and needs to be told; I am looking forward to the Gregory Nava/Jennifer Lopez vehicle in the works. This movie is very well made, for the means allotted (very low budget), and the cast does an excellent job: too bad the opportunity to bring needed attention to the horrors taking place on our border was wasted by substandard storytelling.


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