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Overview

La Zona

At a time when the growing chasm between the rich and the poor appears to be slowly tearing Mexico - and many other Latin countries - apart, first time filmmaker Rodrigo Plá highlights just how isolationism breeds fear in many wealthy communities. Alejandro (Daniel Tovar) lives with his father Daniel (Daniel Giménez Cacho) and his mother Mariana Maribel Verdú) in an isolated community known as La Zona. La Zona is home to the most privileged citizens in Mexico, but with all of the gates and closed circuit cameras it feels more like a million dollar prison than a typical neighborhood. Eventually, a group of disadvantaged teenagers manage to break into La Zona. As the members of the community scramble to protect their families at any cost, one of the teenaged burglars, a frightened boy named Miguel (Alan Chávez), seeks cover in the basement of Alejandro's home as his friends scatter. Later, when Alejandro discovers the young fugitive, the privileged boy's growing empathy for the petty thief and murder suspect leads him to question the values imposed on him by his father as well as the many other isolationists who have taught him to fear his fellow countrymen.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/12/2009
UPC: 0876122002150
Original Release: 2007
Rating: R
Source: Distrimax
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:33:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Daniel Jiménez Cacho Daniel
Maribel Verdú Mariana
Carlos Bardem Gerardo
Daniel Tovar Alejandro
Alan Chávez Miguel
Marina de Tavira Andrea
Mario Zaragoza Comandante Rigoberto
Fernando Becerril De la Garza
Andres Montiel Diego

Technical Credits
Rodrigo Plá Director,Co-producer
Pilar Benito Executive Producer
Ricardo Fernández-Deu Co-producer
Ana Garcia Editor
Alvaro Longoria Executive Producer
Antonio Muñohierro Production Designer
Laura Santullo Screenwriter
Christian Valdelievre Co-producer
Fernando Velázquez Score Composer
Bernat Vilaplana Editor
Emiliano Villanueva Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Zone
1. Scene 1 [8:50]
2. Scene 2 [6:46]
3. Scene 3 [8:36]
4. Scene 4 [10:21]
5. Scene 5 [7:31]
6. Scene 6 [5:53]
7. Scene 7 [8:42]
8. Scene 8 [7:51]
9. Scene 9 [6:38]
10. Scene 10 [7:23]
11. Scene 11 [8:01]
12. Scene 12 [4:36]

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