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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
A young woman dreams of becoming a beauty contest queen in Mexico.

Cast: Irene Azuela , Miguel Couturier , Noé Hernández , James Russo , Jose Yenque , Stephanie Sigman , Gabriel Heads , Juan Carlos Galván

Director: Gerardo Naranjo

Genres: Action, Drama

Miss Bala (2011)

Release Date: January 20th, 2012|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Naranjo, a graduate of the American Film Institute, has a gift for staging action that defines character. The film is a harrowing experience. It cuts deep. show more

  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Bala, by the way, means "bullet." Laura Zúñiga, the real-life beauty queen on whom the film is loosely based, was called "Miss Narco" in the Mexican press. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    No beauty contest has ever been more bizarre than the one in Gerardo Naranjo's shockingly powerful thriller. show more

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