Original name: El Traspatio
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 122 min.
An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned factories. In the film Mexican police officer Blanca Bravo is sent to Cuidad Juarez to investigate and comes to learn realities of these women's lives, as well as the truth about a police force and local power structure embodied by entrepreneur Mickey Santos that has ceased to care.
atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, rough, scary, psychological
crime, serial killer, fighting crime, police investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, society, police corruption, woman in danger, injustice, danger, dishonesty, incompetent police, u.s. mexico border, mexican border, mexican immigrant, rape victim, mexican american border, immigration, policewoman, evil man, female nudity ...
mexico, latin america