Dir. Gerardo Naranjo (2011).
An aspiring beauty queen becomes an unwitting pawn in the international drug trade, as well as a metaphor for her nation. Gerardo Naranjo’s third feature is at once an example of virtuoso action filmmaking, an impassioned response to the collapse of civil order in northern Mexico, and a horrific Alice in Wonderland.
Thu., Dec. 29, 4:30 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 28, 2011