• Sin nombre (2009)

Sin nombre

Release Date: March 20th, 2009

DVD Release Date: September 1st, 2009

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Sayra (Paulina Gaitán), a Honduran teen, hungers for a better life. Her chance for one comes when she is reunited with her long-estranged father, who intends to emigrate to Mexico and then enter the United States. Sayra's life collides with a pair of Mexican gangmembers (Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer) who have boarded the same American-bound train.

Cast: Paulina Gaitán, Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer, Tenoch Huerta, Diana García, Luis Fernando Peña, Héctor Jiménez, Marco Antonio Aguirre

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Scion Films

Keywords: 2000s, Girlfriend, Family, Quest, Suspenseful, Sacrifice, Escape, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It contains risk, violence, a little romance, even fleeting moments of humor, but most of all, it sees what danger and heartbreak are involved. It is riveting from start to finish. show more

  • 100
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    That this is Fukunaga's first film is astonishing, given its sharp script, technical proficiency and suspenseful pacing. The ensemble cast is top-notch. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Fukunaga clearly exhibits a flair for spirited storytelling, but when Sin Nombre departs from the specifics of its unique world in favor of more conventional genre execution, it leaves the characters and audience adrift. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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