Bursting onto the screen in an explosion of blazing colours and sweeping vistas, with a rich cast of fascinating characters, Cary Joji Fukunaga’s stunning debut feature is a glorious assault on the senses.
Honduran teenager Sayra is forced into a frantic race for her life after she meets El Casper, a dangerous gang member on the run.
Part fascinating road movie, part brutal gangster study, this deeply absorbing feature has at its heart a tender, tragic love story.
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What the PRESS said ...
“A fascinating fusion of road movie, gangster epic and tragic love story.”“Utterly engrossing”“One of the must-see foreign language titles of the year.”★★★★ LITTLE WHITE LIES
“A beautifully shot, epic film about a young immigrant's dream of America and the violent gang world that threatens to tear her life apart. Profoundly original.” FILM OF THE MONTH DAZED AND CONFUSED
“Outstanding""Brilliant” THE OBSERVER
“Beautifully shot, impressively directed and superbly written, Sin Nombre is a powerfully emotional drama with terrific performances from its three young leads.”“The performances are excellent”“Part road movie, part thriller, part love story and part social commentary, Sin Nombre is a riveting watch and an expertly directed drama that will stay with you long after you leave the cinema. Highly recommended” ★★★★ VIEW LONDON
★★★★★ SHADOWS ON THE WALL
“mini-masterpiece”“elegant and heartbreaking, equal parts Shakespearean tragedy, neo-western and mob movie”WASHINGTON POST
“A truly captivating love story” CLASH
“Totally Brilliant” ★★★★★ EVENING STANDARD
“spectacular”“This is one hell of a debut feature”“Gripping, brutal and tender”“Don’t miss”★★★★ NEW INTERNATIONALIST
“an evocative road movie”“brilliant”“terrific”★★★★ TOTAL FILM
“A dazzling debut from Cary Fukunaga” ★★★★ WENDY IDE THE TIMES
“Gripping” ★★★★ UNCUT