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  • Summary: The body of an unidentified immigrant is found in the Arizona Desert. In an attempt to retrace his path and discover his story, director Marc Silver and Gael Garcia Bernal embed themselves among migrant travelers on their own mission to cross the border, providing rare insight into the human stories which are so often ignored in the immigration debate. [Kino Lorber] Expand
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Reviewed by: Barbara VanDenburgh
    May 29, 2014
    70
    The plain facts, presented without commentary, are an effective plea for a more compassionate immigration policy.
  2. Reviewed by: Daphne Howland
    Apr 22, 2014
    70
    It all remains cohesive, even poetic, and puts what had to have been formidable reporting to excellent use.
  3. Reviewed by: Kenji Fujishima
    Apr 21, 2014
    50
    As informative, revealing, and occasionally poignant as some of the unearthed revelations are, the doc is ultimately hampered by a level of self-congratulation that nearly undoes its effectiveness as an activist polemic.
  4. Reviewed by: Nicolas Rapold
    Apr 24, 2014
    50
    A movie whose techniques present problems not containable by the noble intentions of its makers.