Fiction Lover's Film Companion: "Sin Nombre"
A Mara Salvatrucha gang member makes a desperate attempt at escape and another life when he rides side-by-side with Central American families as they stowaway on passing trains en route to the United States. Much of this award-winning film was shot in Mexico City.
Starring Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer and Paulina Gaitán. In Spanish and English, with English subtitles.
Directed by MCary Joji Fukunaga.
2009, 96 mins. Rated R.