The Burning Plain

The Burning Plain Release Date: September 18, 2009

From the Oscar-nominated writer of “21 Grams” and “Babel” comes “The Burning Plain,” a drama that explores the mysterious connection between several characters separated by time and space — Mariana, a 16-year-old girl trying to put together the shattered lives of her parents in a Mexican border town; Sylvia (Charlize Theron), a woman in Portland who must undertake an emotional odyssey to burnish a sin from her past. Gina (Kim Bassinger) and Nick, a couple who must deal with an intense and clandestine affair; and Maria, a young girl who helps her parents find redemption, forgiveness and love.

Genres: CrimeDramaRomance
Directed By: Guillermo Arriaga
Runtime: 107 minutes
Studio: Magn.
MPAA Rating R