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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.

Director:

Kevin James Dobson

Writer:

Michael Fallon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angus Macfadyen ... Patrick Nunzio
Ana Claudia Talancón ... Mariela
Guillermo Díaz ... Felix
Abel Soto Abel Soto ... Street Youth
Minnie Driver ... Karina Danes
Esai Morales ... Father Herrera
Ana Mercedes ... Spokewoman
David Starzyk ... Norman
Marcia del Mar Marcia del Mar ... Mother
Julia Vera ... Arcelia
Araceli Guzman-Rico ... Lisabet
Carlos Carrasco ... Bus Driver
Jacob Vargas ... Detective Lauro
Rob Macie ... Deputy Police Chief
Jorge Cervera Jr. 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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Crime | Drama

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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 (2007). See more »

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I didn't like it
24 October 2006 | by ept29See all my reviews

I also don't think the real truth about what is happening in Juarez was told and the part of the girl going to l.a. was ridiculous. would not recommend, they should make a real movie about it, but then again they would run the risk of getting killed. My mother lives in El Paso and she doesn't like to go to Juarez because just last week 2 people got killed at a grocery store. It's getting out of hand. I think the drug lords are the ones scaring everyone from Juarez so they can take over the border city. As I was watching the movie I thought that one of those girls could of been me, just because I used to party over in Jurez from Thursday through Sunday. Thank god nothing happened, that was about 13 years ago. I really hope they fix everything down there, it's a wonderful place to visit and party, I mean was.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

13 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Virgem De Juarez See more »

Filming Locations:

El Paso, Texas, USA See more »

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Las Mujeres LLC See more »
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1.85 : 1
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