Bordertown (2006)

Director
Gregory Nava

Main cast
Jennifer Lopez; Martin Sheen; Antonio Banderas; Maya Zapata; Sônia Braga

Genres
Crime, Drama, Mystery

Description
The opening titles explain that American corporations are using the North American Free Trade Agreement by opening large maquiladoras right across the United States–Mexico border. The maquiladoras hire mostly Mexican women to work long hours for little money in order to produce mass quantity products.Lauren Adrian (Jennifer Lopez), an impassioned American news reporter for the "Chicago Sentinel" wants to be assigned to the Iraq front-lines to cover the war. Instead, her editor George Morgan (Martin Sheen) assigns her to investigate a series of slayings involving young maquiladora factory women in a Mexican bordertown.


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