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Sin nombre

DVD - 2009 | Spanish
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Sayra is a beautiful young Honduran woman who joins her father and uncle on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside en route to the United States. Along the way she crosses paths with El Casper, a teenage Mexican gang member, who is maneuvering to outrun his violent past and elude his unforgiving former associates.
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Without name

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jedgerton1
Nov 27, 2016

This is a very realistic depiction of a story that captures all the feelings of making a game-changing decision for ones life. I was on the edge of my seat and want a Part 2.

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EMP_0
Mar 04, 2015

This was an extremely violent movie.

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lukasevansherman
Sep 24, 2014

A stirring and powerful story of immigration that intertwines that of a young woman trying to make it to America and a young man fleeing the violence of his gang. Given all the anti-immigration rhetoric of the last few years, this is a movie that humanizes the issue and really should be seen by those who continually demonize immigrants. It's the debut film of Cary Fukugana, who would go on to direct an adaptation of "Jane Eyre" and "True Detective." For those who have seen the latter, they will detect a similar mix of strong setting, graphic violence, and lyrical imagery. Bears some comparison with "El Norte" and "Amore Perros." In Spanish with English subtitles. Co-produced by Mexican actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna.

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bigdoug
Aug 18, 2014

This movie is incredible. Those who think that we should keep Latin American immigrants out should see this film, maybe it will open their eyes!

PJJ Dec 26, 2013

Wow! What a powerful movie. If I could give out awards, it would be my top award. Well acted and story executed like a delicate fine surgery. The tension is kept throughout, at one point I had to stop and take a break. I wanted so desperately for the main characters to make it across the boarder. If you ever wondered about what it is like to belong to a gang out side of what the media tells us, this is a movie that will give you a peek in; believe me, you don't want to go any further.Whether you agree or not that immigrants should enter this country legally or otherwise, this movie gives you a new respect for the journey. Not for children, and anyone who lets their child watch this is a fool. If you are looking for a tension gripper, this is your film.

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gemini07
Dec 14, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised by how well done this movie was. Held my interest throughout the movie, covering topics such as gang culture in Mexico, poverty and the challenges of immigrating to the United States. Caution-Some graphic violence.

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robsuka
Aug 05, 2012

the landscape is beautiful, the young rual gang seemed authentic... and you learn how to count to 13 in spanish

jlazcan Nov 17, 2011

This is a good movie. There are some parts of the story that throw me a bit, but most people will not be as critical as me. The ability of the director to shoot this on site was impressive and must have been full of complications. I liked the actors, their acting and the writing was good too. Gringos will love this film.

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TtamioO
Feb 24, 2011

The fascinating look at the gang culture
overwhelms the feelgood story about redemption. You hope even the most hardened Minuteman would agree , if you survive this gauntlet of violence and hardship then you've earned entry.

nadian Apr 03, 2010

Extremely graphic and terrifyingly real I suspect. Although difficult to watch it's important to recognize what goes on and the things we do not hear about often enough.

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PJJ Dec 26, 2013

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gemini07
Dec 14, 2012

gemini07 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

nadian Apr 03, 2010

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nadian Apr 03, 2010

Violence: Several scenes of gang related violence and scenes of terror.

nadian Apr 03, 2010

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

nadian Apr 03, 2010

Sexual Content: One graphic scene of sexual content and several dark scenes of implied sexual content.

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FerSouza
Jan 25, 2013

lil mago- casper si vos me vergea otra vez, yo mismo me lo quiebro.

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