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The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

R | | Crime, Drama | 13 March 2006 (USA)
While on assignment, Los Angeles based reporter Karina Danes meets Mariela, a rare survivor of one of the vicious attacks taking place in the border town of Cuidad Juarez.

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Patrick Nunzio
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Mariela
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Felix
Abel Soto ...
Street Youth
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Karina Danes
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Father Herrera
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Spokewoman
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Norman
Marcia del Mar ...
Mother
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Arcelia
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Lisabet
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Bus Driver
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Detective Lauro
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Deputy Police Chief
Jorge Cervera Jr. ...
Isidro
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While on assignment, Los Angeles based reporter Karina Danes meets Mariela, a rare survivor of one of the vicious attacks taking place in the border town of Cuidad Juarez.

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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A Virgem De Juarez  »

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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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Could anyone possibly make a worse movie about the murders in Juarez
4 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a bad movie I have never reviewed a movie on IMDb before but this movie is awful. The acting is terrible and the characters are one dimensional. The plot is awful, it is an overdramatization of a terrible situation that is only trivialized by this movie. I would suggest you read a one page article on these murders because it will save your time and give you a better feeling for what is really happening. Any documentary by a five year old would have done a better job of educating and almost any other movie is produced with more thought.

pass on this movie. I wish I could have my time back.


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