- 1h 35min
- Directed by: Rodrigo Plá
- Written by: Laura Santullo
- Cast: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Maribel Verdú, Daniel Tovar
- Language: Spanish
- Website: www.lazona-lefilm.com
The titular area is an Eden-like gated community in Mexico City with barbed wire atop the perimeter walls, CCTV cameras, and a stretch of surrounding barrios. This taut and visually accomplished thriller from Uruguayan-born director Plá explores what happens when these two polarized worlds collide and an attempted burglary goes fatally wrong.
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La Zona16 Oct 2008
DRAMA The titular area is a gated community in Mexico City, and the opening sequence establishes the Eden-like quality of this affluent enclave, with its pristine lawns, rows of immaculate houses, and smartly uniformed schoolchildren. But as the camera…
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