Original title Heli
Duration 105 min.
Director Amat Escalante
Guion Amat Escalante, Gabriel Reyes
Photographs Lorenzo Hagerman
Cast Armando Espitia, Linda Gonzalez, Andrea Vergara, Reina Torres, Ramon Alvarez, Juan Eduardo Palacios
Production Coproduction Mexico-France-Germany-Holland; Stingray Productions / Three Tunas / FOPROCINE / Le Pacte / Lemming Film / No Dream Cinema / EFICINE / Sundance-NHK / Ticoman / unafilm / CONACULTA / ZDF-Arte
Genre Drama | Drugs. poverty
Synopsis In a remote village in Mexico, the population has only two means of livelihood: poorly paid jobs in an assembly of automobiles, where Heli working, or working for the drug cartel in the region. Estela (Andrea Vergara), a girl of twelve years and sister Heli, is madly in love with a young, Beto (Armando Espitia), a cadet of the police proposed to marry him to escape.