“Heli a stunning piece of filmmaking. It's a hypnotic, starkly beautiful, often disturbing drama that puts a working-class Mexican family in the cross hairs of its country's drug war."

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"Still, the unforgiving, unrelenting, hostile tone of “Heli” is electric with unforgiving, unforgivable anger"

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Director: Amat Escalante Country: Mexico Year: 2013
Cast: Armando Espinita
Andrea Vergara
Linda Gonzalez
Juan Eduardo Palacios
Run Time: 105 Mins Festival Cannes Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
Havana Film Festival


Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.