A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.
1.0) What is the point of view of the movie?
2.0) What is the plot of the movie?
3.0) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.
3.1) Catalina Sandino Moreno as Maria
3.2) Yenny Paola Vega as Blanca
4.0) What are some of the themes of the movie?
5.1) Drug Mules
Inside Colombia’s fight against drug mules
5.2) Capitalist Exploitation
Does Capitalism Exploit Workers?
Capitalism is exploitation and consumerism
5.3) Unintended pregnancy
Unplanned Pregnancy – The Choices (excerpt)
Catholic Charities uses bus to offer free guidance on unplanned pregnancy
6.0) What is the setting of the movie? How important is the setting?
6.1) Rural Columbia then Bogota, Colombia and then New York City
7.0) What is the genre of the movie?
8.0) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?
8.1) Grace (Christianity)
AMAZING GRACE (Lyrics) – SUSAN BOYLE
Grace (Christianity) is not good karma! Grace is a gift from God. Karma is earned by the individual.
Grace (Christianity) is not just good luck! Grace is good luck due to God.
Do you believe in grace?
9.0) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?
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