• Publication date: May 15, 2013

The Virgin of Juarez

In the small Mexican border town of Juarez, a number of women have gone missing only to reappear- dead and violently violated. One reporter, Karina, arrives in Juarez, hoping to do these dead women justice. Another woman, Mariela is the sole survivor of one of these violent attacks…

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2006

MBC 2:

May 17, 2013 05:00 (KSA) ~ May 17, 2013 04:00 (CLT)

In the small Mexican border town of Juarez, a number of women have gone missing only to reappear- dead and violently violated. One reporter, Karina (Minnie Driver), arrives in Juarez, hoping to do these dead women justice. Another woman, Mariela is the sole survivor of one of these violent attacks, and sure enough the assailants are in a race against time to kill her and bury their secret alongside her body.

Yet when Mariela starts receiving visions of the Virgin Mary following her assault, the townsfolk begin to revere her as a spiritual leader or guide of sorts…

Starring:

  •          Minnie Driver as Karina Danes
  •          Ana Claudia Talancón  as Mariela
  •          Esai Morales as Father Herrera
  •          Angus Macfadyen as Patrick Nunzio
  •          Jorge Ververa Jr. as Isidro
  •          Jacob Vargas as Detective Lauro

Directed by:  Michael Fallon

Rating:  R for violence and language.