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Border Run (2012)

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A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.
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A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.

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Rated R for violence including a rape, some sexual and drug content, and language | See all certifications »

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Potential squashed by Tagliavini and Stone
15 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As most of the reviews on this film state, the film has great potential but falls short due to certain performances. Border Run does a great job at depicting just what crossing the border entails for many illegal immigrants.

However, Sharon Stone does not deliver at all. She is both over-dramatic and detached from her character. The acting may actually bring out a chuckle in what is certainly not a comedic movie.

All the blame cannot be put on Stone as it is the director's job to, well, direct the actors' performances. Tagliavini not only misses this mark with Stone but also with the story-line. Certain areas that warrant more time and detail are simply brushed over and some that should be short and to-the-point are dragged out for simple shock value.

It is in my opinion and those who watched it with me: This was a great story line with many twists and surprises, and even a satisfying ending, that was completely ruined by bad acting and even worse directing.


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