A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily ... See full summary »
Jesus Moises Rodriguez,
Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
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A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.
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Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich, elderly Don Alejo is poised to sell the town for a profit, needing only to buy a ... See full summary »
I was very surprised by this movie. It takes risks and shows something that I have never seen in a Mexican movie before. You can tell the director feels his country is going to the garbage and maybe is becoming just a disposable thing, like food from Mcdonalds ( that the characters seem to love to eat so much here). Sometimes it's hard for people to see themselves on screen, and they will maybe hate the movie most people. But for me it works to stimulate, and it was also very entertaining. I am very exited about these new movies with something new to say and that step away from the typical Mexican subject of violence and "hot" Latin melodrama. Like Jean-Claude Carrière said when he mentioned SANGRE in his conference at FICCO in Mexico City: "Welcome to the rebirth of Mexican cinema".
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