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Julio Hernández Cordon মেক্সিকো, 2018

Ted Eames's rating of the film Buy Me a Gun

A fascinating mix of hard-edged reality and magical realism. Matilde Hernandez's performance brings an air of contemporary fairytale to the brutality and the nihilistic violence of the rule of the drug cartels. Survival is all that matters, and the symbolic triumph of the children only ushers in a future gang. It definitely makes me want to see more of Cordon's films.