Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an... See full summary »
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Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and fun. But very soon he'll discovers that criminal life does not always keeps his promises. Epic black comedy about the world of Mafia and organized crime, HELL helps us to understand what everybody is asking: What is happening in Mexico today? Written by
La Vida No Vale Nada----very dark comedy of the drug wars in Mexico
This synopsis of the drug wars in Mexico is a dark comedy which makes it watchable but also sad.
La vida no vale nada (life has no value). Is the theme of the characters and by implication most of Northern Mexico. And the here and now because of this drug money fueled nightmare is el infierno (hell) (original title).
Obviously the story is written for comical effect and the gangs made funny (they would assuredly not be in real life).
It is a digestible way to sum up a lot of truths. Social commentary comedy?
Very well filmed gives balance to the Telenovela versions of this conflict like El Hombre De Los Cielos etc...
I recommend this movie highly for any audience. You will look at Mexico differently.
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