Bordertown Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jennifer Lopez

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Inspired by real life events and happenings, Bordertown stars Jennifer Lopez as news reporter Lauren Adrian who has aspirations of covering the war in Iraq. Instead she receives the assignment of investigating the unsolved homicides of young women on the Mexico-American border by her editor George Morgan (Martin Sheen). Although she is hesitant, Adrian believes if she does a good job with this story she will be given an assignment in Iraq.
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While in Mexico Adrian engages in numerous activities to try and bring the killers to justice, including going undercover as a factory worker in hopes of offering herself as bait to the killers, as well as trying to help a surviving victim and fellow factory worker.
Best part of story, including ending: I like it because it was based on true events.

Best scene in story: The end when Adrian quits her job for one with the local newspaper in Mexico.

Opinion about the main character: She was driven to get justice even if it meant negative things happening to herself.

The review of this Movie prepared by George Kipling a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   gang conflict

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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