Directed by Cary Fukunaga, set in Mexico, and concerning poor people who've made the life-threatening decision to travel north to the land of milk and honey, Sin Nombre is awash in danger: violent gangs, border patrol, inclement weather. But mixed in are many pleasures, two of which are ghetto flowers (or slum princesses). One dies young, the other falls in love with a gangsta. The film as a whole is big, bright, and bold. (See Movie Times:

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