Miss Bala

"A Mexican thriller with genuine bite."
- Anna Smith, Empire Magazine
"Naranjo turns up the heat."
- Kevin Jagernauth, Indiewire
"A terrifying tale of a beauty contest that ends in horror…"
- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"A hair-raising actioner...races through events in a chain of escalating violence, tension, smoke and gunfire."
- Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis

MISS BALA tells the story of Laura, a young woman whose aspirations of becoming a beauty queen turn against her, delivering her into the hands of a gang that's terrorizing northern Mexico. Although Laura succeeds in winning the beauty queen crown, her experiences as an unwilling participant in Mexico's violent war leave her shaken and transformed.
Original Languages: Spanish, English
Genre: Drama|Thriller|World Cinema
Running Time: 113 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

CAST
Irene Azuela ()
Noe Hernandez ()
Stephanie Sigman ()
DIRECTED BY
Gerardo Naranjo

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Left to Right: Laura (Stephanie Sigman) and Lino (Noe Hernandez). Photo by Eniac Martinez
Laura (Stephanie Sigman). Photo by Eniac Martinez
Laura (Stephanie Sigman). Photo by Eniac Martinez
Left to Right: Laura (Stephanie Sigman) and Lino (Noe Hernandez). Photo by Eniac Martinez
Laura (Stephanie Sigman). Photo by Juan Carlos Polanco
Director Gerardo Naranjo. Photo by Juan Carlos Polanco