Sin Nombre- Notes - Intro 2009 Mexican\/American Crime drama thriller type film Action film Defies categorizations Its a slice of life from the South of

Sin Nombre- Notes - Intro 2009 Mexican/American Crime drama...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

Intro - 2009 Mexican/American Crime drama thriller type film - Action film - Defies categorizations - It’s a slice of life from the South of the US Mexican border - Warning: this is a violent film (extremely) & its disturbingly real - R for sexual scenes - Its in Spanish - Its 96 minutes long - Displays events in the Americas: immigration; gang violence; drug trade that are pertenant in today’s world - Take place in Mexico and is indeed filmed in Mexico - If its an urban scene (train station- it was filmed in Mexico city)- one of the biggest cities in Mexico and in the Americas (is the capital of Mexico and is the federal district) - Its got like 20- 25 million people in it - See a lot of rural scenes (countryside) film – Tonieon in the state of Coahuila (3 rd largest state in Mexico)à one of 31 Mexican states (states are set up like American states) - US has 50 and Mexico has 31 & it runs up to the Mexican border & shares a 318 mile stretch with the US border (its depicted in the film at the end that some characters are crossing over & you will see the Rio Grande River) likely somewhere near Loredo Texas- that’s where things were filmed in real life - Where was it SUPPOSED to be depicted in the film? It was supposed to be a vast part of Mexico (the most Southern part & all the way to the US Mexican border as far North you can get) - Deeply authentic - The action starts in the South & head North -
Image of page 1
Image of page 2

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 3 pages?

  • Fall '08
  • JDBOYER
  • Americas, Mexico City, Gang, Mara Salvatrucha, mexican border

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes