105 mins
9 / 10 (2177)


On a normal day on her way to work, Miriam is arrested on suspicion of human trafficking. While the government reports that a criminal gang has been rounded up, in reality a group of innocent Mexicans has fallen victim to the vagaries of a corrupt system.

MUBI's take

Before her ravishing fiction debut Prayers for the Stolen, Tatiana Huezo delved into the lives of two women caught in a whirlwind of violence in this stark, atmospheric documentary. A frank and contemplative look at the physical and emotional impact of crime that finds poetry in the darkest places.