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The Burning Plain

Rating:R (for sexuality, nudity and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:September 18, 2009
Running time:111 minutes
Cast:Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Basinger, Joaquim de Almeida, Tessa Ia
Director:Guillermo Arriaga
Producer:Laurie MacDonald
Writer:Guillermo Arriaga
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Description: Sylvia's cool, professional demeanor masks the sexually charged storm within. When a stranger from Mexico confronts her with her mysterious past, she is launched into a journey through space and time that inextricably connects her to disparate characters, all of whom are grappling with their own romantic destinies. In Mexico, a young motherless girl, Maria, lives happily with her father and his best friend until a tragic accident changes it all. In the New Mexico border town of Las Cruces, two teenagers, Mariana and Santiago, find love in the aftermath of their parents' sudden deaths. In an abandoned trailer, a housewife, Gina, embarks on a passionate affair that will put Sylvia and the others on a collision course with the explosive power of forbidden love.

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