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La vida precoz y breve de Sabina Rivas (2012)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 9 November 2012 (Mexico)
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In the Mexican-Guatemalan border, young teenage lovers, Sabina and Jovany, both Hondurans, accidentally meet again after some years without seeing each other. She plans to get to the United... See full summary »

Director:

Luis Mandoki

Writers:

Diana Cardozo (adaptation), Rafael Ramírez Heredia (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joaquín Cosio ... Burrona
Greisy Mena ... Sabina Rivas
Fernando Moreno Fernando Moreno ... Jovany
Angelina Peláez ... Doña Lita
Mario Zaragoza Mario Zaragoza ... Sarabia
Beto Benites ... Añorve
Nick Chinlund ... Patrick
Miguel Flores Miguel Flores ... Don Nico
Argél Galindo ... Poisson
Tenoch Huerta ... Juan
Dagoberto Gama ... General Valderrama
Luis Eduardo Yee Luis Eduardo Yee ... Pedro (as Luis Yee)
Tito Vasconcelos Tito Vasconcelos ... Presentador Tijuanita
José Sefami ... Lic. Cossío
Asur Zagada Asur Zagada ... Thalía
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Storyline

In the Mexican-Guatemalan border, young teenage lovers, Sabina and Jovany, both Hondurans, accidentally meet again after some years without seeing each other. She plans to get to the United States and dreams about being a great singer; he commits all the required atrocities to be accepted by the gang: la Mara Salvatrucha. Sabina and Jovany crashed with the most adverse conditions at the border like white slavery, the Mexican and American migratory agents Burrona and Patrick, the brothel matron Doña Lita, Don Nico the Mexican Consul in Tecún Umán, the drug trafficking networks, the army and la Mara Salvatrucha. Written by Perla Ciuk

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

9 November 2012 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Prevremeno odrastanje Sabine Rivas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

MXN60,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$438,339
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Color:

Color (35 mm version)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A great and intense drama
17 May 2013 | by wishmaster_bsSee all my reviews

What a great and intense drama in the vein of SIN NOMBRE. The acting is powerful and the storytelling understands to create some deep emotions. The pacing of the movie is very slow after all, but this is a real strength of the movie. The audience gets the time to find his way in the sad world of the main character. Greisy Mena delivers a great and natural performance - I think she deserve an Oscar for that. The influence of the MS 13, the most dangerous Latino gang of the world, is also a big topic of the movie. When you get the chance to see this movie, do it without doubt. I love this movie - it's a masterpiece of his own. Everybody how is interest about the topic of gang


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