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A powerful story of life on the border between the United States and Mexico, BORDERTOWN is based on the tragic account of hundreds of women working in American-owned factories who have been brutally raped and murdered in Juarez, a city gripped by fear. The attacks have been covered up by the local authorities, and still continue today. When the editor of the Chicago Sentinel George Morgan sends ambitious reporter, Lauren Adrian, to Juarez, Mexico, to investigate the murders, what she finds is the story of a lifetime. Eva, a young woman who was raped and left for dead in the desert, is the only woman to survive an attack. Unable ot go to the police for help, she turns to a local newspaper run by Diaz Alfonso, former friend and colleague of Lauren's Hiding Eva is incredibly dangerous, but Lauren knows that publishing her story is the only way to expose the truth behind the murders. She is determined to find Eva's attackers but soon finds herself immersed in a dangerous web of corruption that extends to both sides of the border. -- from back cover.
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The Dalles Wasco County Library DVD BOR (Text) 33892006567516 VIDEO RACK DVD None 02/11/2020 In transit -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD format.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Thinkfilm, [2008]

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General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: audio commentary by Gregory Nave; featurettes; trailers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Martin Sheen, Maya Zapata, Juan Diego Botto, Sonia Braga.
Summary, etc.:
A powerful story of life on the border between the United States and Mexico, BORDERTOWN is based on the tragic account of hundreds of women working in American-owned factories who have been brutally raped and murdered in Juarez, a city gripped by fear. The attacks have been covered up by the local authorities, and still continue today. When the editor of the Chicago Sentinel George Morgan sends ambitious reporter, Lauren Adrian, to Juarez, Mexico, to investigate the murders, what she finds is the story of a lifetime. Eva, a young woman who was raped and left for dead in the desert, is the only woman to survive an attack. Unable ot go to the police for help, she turns to a local newspaper run by Diaz Alfonso, former friend and colleague of Lauren's Hiding Eva is incredibly dangerous, but Lauren knows that publishing her story is the only way to expose the truth behind the murders. She is determined to find Eva's attackers but soon finds herself immersed in a dangerous web of corruption that extends to both sides of the border. -- from back cover.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence including a brutal rape, sexuality, nudity and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78) and fullscreen presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Rape victims > Drama.
Reporters and reporting > Drama.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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