Her best friend is also kidnapped and she must cooperate with the gang to not only ensure her own survival but also to find the whereabouts of her friend. I get that, however unrealistic it felt especially at the very end, oh man it was so stupid. Screenplay: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, based on the Spanish-language film by Gerardo Naranjo. She soon finds herself in big trouble when a corrupt cop hands her over to the same goons who shot up the place. He tries to bargain with her, but she shoots him first, killing him. She soon finds Suzu and tells her everything will be okay. Subscribe to Sony Pictures: Visit Site: Follow Us on Social: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Cast: Gina Rodriguez Ismael Cruz Córdova and Anthony Mackie.
The third frame of M. She gets to the lot, and the men in Las Estrellas get their weapons. When the officer stops the car, Gloria is taken by members of the Las Estrellas gang, the same men who shot up the club. Camera color : Patrick Murguia. Suzu is kidnapped, and Gloria sets out on a desperate quest to find her.
They pull Gloria out of her stall but ultimately give her time to escape while they gun down the place. I understand why Gina was cast here. He wants to kill the chief of police, so he sends Gloria to pageant and bribes the judges so that she will win since it's rumored the chief of police sleeps with every winner. Production: A Columbia Pictures release and presentation of a Canana, Misher Films production. Business should pick up next weekend with the debuts of Warner Bros. She begs to be let go, but they make her use a tracking chip in her phone and send her back. When Gloria goes to the bathroom, armed gunmen break into the bathroom through the vents.
Mexican actress Aislinn Derbez makes an impression in a brief but tragic role. She portrays a woman forced to take on Mexican drug lords after her friend is kidnapped. With: Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Anthony Mackie, Cristina Rodlo, Thomas Dekker, Matt Lauria, Aislinn Derbez, Ricardo Abarca. Meanwhile, Suzu is nowhere to be found. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. Instead of sensationalizing the action, director Gerardo Naranjo made it exponentially more impactful by plunging an innocent woman into this out-of-control situation, letting realistic scenes of violence play out at a distance, often in a single shot.
The remake does have the benefit of an alert, engaging performance by Gina Rodriguez, whom you may already know by her small-screen alter egos, including Jane the Virgin and Carmen Sandiego. The film obviously stars Gina Rodriguez and also Anthony Mackie appears from out of nowhere. As always here, declining an offer means death. But she aspires to much more. Hardly a knight in shining armor, the American threatens her with years in jail or much worse, unless she cooperates. In the room with the Chief, she writes on a postcard that Lino is going to kill him. Read more: Their goal: securing a victory for Suzu in the local beauty pageant, which will lead to a better life for her and her young brother.
Lino demands a favor in return for helping Gloria. Producers: Kevin Misher, Pablo Cruz. Parts of the film did make me laugh because it felt comedic even though it wasn't meant to be. Gloria is working secretly now for both sides. Unknowingly, she puts it in Isabella's phone, who is killed by Lino for being a suspected mole. Gloria and Suzu are partying in a posh nightclub when a gang of heavily armed cartel hit men shoot up the place and kidnap Suzu. The film is about an American who is taken by a Mexican crime organization after getting mixed up with them after a night at a nightclub.
When the pair go to a night club, they spot the Chief of Police, who Suzu wants to impress to help her chances in a beauty competition she has entered. Launched at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011, it took a completely unconventional approach to the tense, high-impact story of a Mexican beauty-pageant contestant who witnesses a terrifying public shooting, goes to the dirty cops to report it, and promptly gets handed over to the cartel thugs behind the attack. It sounds like it should be better, and in fact, it already has been. In May 2017, and joined the cast of the film. Their gang leader, Lino, decides to use Gloria for his dirty work to avoid detection from the Drug Enforcement Administration.
They take her to their headquarters, where Lino, the boss, agrees to help her find her friend if she agrees to work for them. The positive to take from this is that Gina Rodriguez should be able to step up to the film business whenever she chooses to do so. Still, I was hoping for a remotely decent film. Also, the trailer for this film also sucked. The film was released in the United States on February 1, 2019, by. It was in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2019.