Cartel Land

Cartel Land

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Vigilantes from both sides of the Mexican border take action against the ruthless cartels, as depicted in this documentary from Matthew Heineman (Escape Fire).

2015Rating: R13, Violence, offensive language and content that may disturb98 minsMexico, USAEnglish and Spanish with English subtitles
CrimeDocumentaryWar
Director:
Matthew Heineman ('Escape Fire', 'Our Time')
Cast:
José Manuel Mireles

Streaming (3 Providers)

Cartel Land | Awards

Award Winner
Directing and Cinematography Award (Documentary) winner at Sundance Film Festival 2015

Cartel Land | Reviews

90%101 reviews

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Variety

Variety

Startling access yields strong if not consistent results in "Cartel Land," Matthew Heineman's parallel portrait of vigilantes policing two different fronts of the drug war.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

What's missing is a directorial point of view, including about vigilante groups, the so-called war on drugs, and Mexican and American policies and politics.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The key to success in vérité-style documentaries is "access, access, access." Which is what "Cartel Land" has in compelling amounts.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A spellbinding, verite documentary -- a frontline look at the murderous Mexican drug cartels.

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Cartel Land | Release Details

Cartel Land is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and DocPlay and Apple TV.