The Border

1982

The Border

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The lives of a Mexican mother attempting to enter America and an American border guard reluctantly drawn into a world of corruption intersect in this drama. When the Mexican woman's child is kidnapped, the guard dedicates himself to bringing her baby back, no matter what the cost.

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Audience Reviews for The Border

  • Apr 09, 2008
    Great Nicholson and Keitel film that holds up to todays standards. A great morality piece and a fantastic story with great characters. I really need to see this again.
    Christopher B Super Reviewer
  • Jul 27, 2006
    A truly under-appreciated Nicholson performance. One of the three or four Keitel efforts I can actually stand to watch without cursing and spitting on the ground. Note to aspiring actors: hook up with Keitel's team, especially if you can't act. If you hire on, for instance, with Keitel's publicist and manager, you will have it made in the shade. <p> And "introducing Elpidia Carillo," no less. What a great movie in which for her to debut!
    Lanning : Super Reviewer

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