Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Starring: Paulina Gaitán, Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer, Tenoch Huerta Mejía
This poignant and violent drama follows a Honduran teenager (Gaitán) in search of a better life and a runaway Mexican gang member (Flores) who's being hunted by his old homeboys as they cross paths while riding atop trains to the U.S. border. It's a gang-banger!
YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Fukunaga had a former gang member edit his script to make it as realistic as possible.