For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
142 Ratings

Crazy Life

La vida loca

Directed by Christian Poveda
Spain, Mexico, 2008


La Vida Loca reflects a depressing and hopeless reality. The documentary, filmed by photojournalist and filmmaker Christian Poveda follows some of the members of la 18 (the 18th Street branch of the mara gangs) in a poor San Salvador neighborhood.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Crazy Life Directed by Christian Poveda

Awards & Festivals

International Documentary Association

2008 | Nominee: Pare Lorentz Award

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

2011 | Nominee: Best Feature Length Documentary

What are people saying?