A “western” of the violence of Mexican migration in the US

To the limit of revenge, Conor Allyn’s film that hit Mexican theaters this March 24, “is a lively portrait of the human condition in circumstances that necessarily imply seeing the other as an enemy.” But the film, according to actress Esmeralda Pimentel, “invites us to see the story behind each person instead of sentencing or accusing them.” And for the actor Jorge A. Jiménez, the director did “something different”, because “there are no good or bad”, and his character has before him “take the path of revenge and leave another family suffering, or forgive and move on with your life.”

MEXICO CITY (Process).- Five years before Donald Trump became president of the United States, the Texan actor Jake Allyn came up with the idea of ​​To the limit of revenge (No man’s land, 2021), a disturbing story about how Mexican migrants are treated in their country, and the vision that is held of them.

Realizing that the problem is getting worse and worse, he is convinced of the need to film the story, investigates the subject in depth and co-writes it with the Mexican David Barraza. The fiction, starring Jake Allyn himself, was directed by his brother Conor Allyn in the United States, as well as in Guanajuato, San Miguel Allende and San Luis de Paz in 2019.

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