• Kingdom of Shadows (2015)

Kingdom of Shadows

Release Date: November 20th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

Sister Consuelo Morales, former smuggler Don Henry Ford Jr. and federal agent Oscar Hagelsieb discuss the human cost of the U.S.-Mexico drug war.

Director: Bernardo Ruiz

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Wes GreeneSlant Magazine

    The visible numbness and empty stares of the doc's three subjects painfully evoke years of being gripped by the war on drugs. show more

  • 38

    The documentary is a hollow experience, emotionally stifled by its plotless nature and lack of any visual edge. show more

  • 80
    Andy WebsterThe New York Times

    The American demand for drugs, which feeds the cartels, is mentioned, though regrettably not expanded upon. But as a rendering of Mexico’s agonized convulsions, Kingdom of Shadows is unforgettable. show more

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