Luz Garcia, a high school student in a forgotten Texas town, wants something different than the options awaiting her after graduation. She's earned a ticket out with admission to the University of Texas at Austin, but she can't afford to go. Her one shot is a scholarship for winning the State Powerlifting Championship. It's all or nothing for Luz...until nothing stares her in the face.
Limits are for those who have them.
Did You Know?
The man playing the University of Texas Admissions officer is the actual Deputy Director of UT's Admissions Office responsible for freshman admissions. The writers based the dialog in that scene on conversations with him and others in the UT admissions office. See more
The version of the film that premiered as "Benavides Born" at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival contained a sex scene between Luz and Raynaldo right before the barn fire scene. See more