Inspired by the true story of a Tijuana beauty queen who got mixed up with a local gangster syndicate Gerardo Naranjo's Mexican thriller Miss Bala features a very powerful lead performance from newcomer Stephanie Sigman. 20th Century Fox who release the film this October 14th in New York have released a trailer which you can check out after the jump. The film picked up some exceptionally good reviews at Cannes.
Synopsis: "Gerardo Naranjo’s latest feature, Miss Bala, explores the many extremes of modern Mexican society when the world of beauty pageants and the current drug war collide. Stunning Laura, the only witness to a night-club massacre by a group of narcos, realizes her goal of becoming Miss Baja California – although the gang’s hand in the coronation makes it fall short of what she had dreamed it would be."