Sin Nombre

Sin Nombre still

Sin Nombre (Without Name)
Directed by Cary Fukunaga
Mexico, 2009
Friday, April 9, 8pm

Summary

Fleeing retaliation from the violent Central American street gang he has deserted, young hood Casper (Édgar Flores) boards a northbound train, where he takes refuge on top of the moving freight cars and hopes for a fresh start in a new country. Dodging authorities and other dangers, he finds a new friend in Sayra (Paulina Gaitan), a Honduran girl also making a run for the American border. Cary Fukunaga directs this foreign-language thriller.

Student Papers on the Film:

Ashley Piotrowski, Youth Migration and Gang Involvement Vividly Painted in Sin Nombre

Links

New York Times Review

IMDB Page

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