Sin Nombre

  • The List
  • 10 September 2009
Sin Nombre

Last chance to see Cary Fukunga’s debut feature, an accomplished and powerful Mexican social thriller which centres on the themes of belonging and escape. When a city gangbanger tries to escape his murderous gang and a Honduran girl tries to sneak across the Mexican border into America their lives cross and intermingle in strange and memorable ways.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 11-13 Sep

Sin Nombre

  • 4 stars
  • 2008
  • US / Mexico
  • 1h 36min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • Written by: Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • Cast: Paulina Gaitán, Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Diana García, Héctor Jiménez, Gerardo Taracena, Luis Fernando Peña

Fantastic Mexican fusion of gangland thriller and road movie about the loves and tragedies of a group of US bound immigrants from Honduras and Mexico. Compellingly made with great performances, 'Sin Nombre' is really worth checking out.