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Sin Nombre (2009)Sin Nombre (2009)

Sin Nombre (2009)

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

best
THE VERY BEST

8.0

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Mexico, United States of America
Spanish
Challenging, Suspenseful, Thrilling
2009
Cary Fukunaga, Cary Joji Fukunaga
Édgar Flores, Catalina López, Damayanti Quintanar
96 min

Synopsis

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Sayra, a Honduran teen, hungers for a better life. Her chance for one comes when she is reunited with her long-estranged father, who intends to emigrate to Mexico and then enter the United States. Sayra's life collides with a pair of Mexican gangmembers who have boarded the same American-bound train.

Our Take

8.0
Preston

A foreign film on par with City of God, and carrying its heritage of naturalistic performances and raw stories. Sin Nombre will take you into a world filled with gut wrenching violence, heart-breaking loss, and non-stop suspense. And while definitely a tough watch, it reports the horrors of immigration with humane and sometimes hopeful outlook.

The profound and epic redemption in this movie will leave you thinking about it for days.

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A brilliant story of two teenagers on a journey to cross the American border while evading a brutal mexican gang. Written and directed by Cary Fukunaga who went on to write Beasts of No Nation and IT.

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