Miss Bala

A Tijuana beauty queen contestant forcefully becomes involved in a ferociously escalating cartel war. Miss Bala is the latest 2011 thriller by Gerardo Naranjo. The synopsis can be read as follows (via Cannes):

“In Mexico, a lawless country, Laura, a young aspiring beauty queen finds her dream turned against her when she unwillingly gets involved with a criminal group at war.”

Intense trailer can be streamed down below, as well as an interview with director Gerardo Naranjo:

Miss Bala trailer.

Quick interview with director Gerardo Naranjo at NYFF 2011.

Miss Bala