El Sicario: Room 164

Release date:December 28, 2011

Studio:Icarus Films

Director:Gianfranco Rosi

MPAA Rating:N/A




Plot Summary:

Gianfranco Rosi's "El Sicario: Room 164" is a concerted effort to reveal the significance of a nonentity, a hooded anonymous ex-sicario or hit man (with a $250,000 contract on his head) for the Mexican drug cartels interviewed in an eerily drab motel room near the border... The sicario's unadorned mixture of boastfulness, self-flagellation, and willingness to underline Mexican and U.S. bureaucrats' complicity with the bloodthirsty agenda of the 'narcos' (i.e., drug traffickers) possesses a raw power that needs no embellishment...