Sin Nombre Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3046

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 29

Theatrical Release Date: 03/20/2009

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/01/2009

Language: Spanish

Genre: Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Cary Fukunaga

Actors: Karl Braun, Paulina Gaitan, Diana Garcia, Damayanti Quintanar, Guillermo Villegas

Plot: When a Honduran teenager reunites with her father with hopes of realizing her dream to reach America. The promise of a better life comes at a price.

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2.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/09/2011

Good but flucked up

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cinegeek.de - wrote on 05/09/2016

El Norte - das ist die Losung vieler Südamerikaner, die sich aufmachen nach Norden, in die USA. Sin Nombre, was soviel heisst wie "ohne Namen", hat eine verheerende Wirkung auf mich! Das ist die Geschichte einiger, die ihr Glück riskieren, auf dem Zug in die Vereinigten Staaten. Höchstes Risiko, Gewalt, eine Romanze, vor allem aber das Leid, die Heimat zurückzulassen - all das führt uns Sin Nombre vor Augen. Zwei Geschichten werden erzählt. Die erste handelt von Sayra (Paulina Gaitan), einem Mädchen aus Honduras. Gemeinsam mit ihrem Vater und ihrem Onkel unternimmt sie eine Odyssee über Mexiko, um zu Verwandten nach New Jersey zu gelangen. Die zweite handelt von Casper (Edgar Flores), einem Gang-Mitglied aus dem Süden Mexikos, der alles hinter sich lassen will. Cary Fukunaga …

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Yojimbo - wrote on 12/27/2011

A gang member kills his boss when he tries to rape a young immigrant and together they try to make it across the border to the U.S. with his former friends in pursuit. Sin Nombre will no doubt be considered the "Mexican City Of God" by many because of its gangland subject matter and young protagonists, but this film is a rather more human tale, more about escaping the life than the crime and brutality depicted in the Brazilian film. It shares a similar dark tone but is more of a road movie showing the bad conditions and hardships endured by the illegal immigrants seeking a new life in the united states as well as the harsh realities they are trying to escape. Edgar Flores puts in a very strong performance as the former thug trying to find something better whilst floundering in a world …

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