What’s It About?
Gloria (Gina Rodriguez), drives to Tijuana, Mexico to visit her best friend who is competing in the local “Miss Baja” beauty pageant. During a night out, her friend is abducted and Gloria finds herself a pawn in a dangerous game being played by the CIA, the DEA and a charismatic yet ruthless cartel kingpin. Finding power she never knew she had, Gloria plays one organization against the other, as she seeks to rescue her friend. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. This edge-of-your-seat action thriller is being hailed as “a kick-ass origin story for a new kind of action hero.” (Peter Debruge, Variety).
WHAT IS FEATURED ON THE DVD?
MISS BALA on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital comes loaded with over 60 minutes of bonus material, including eight deleted and extended scenes, wardrobe and rehearsal footage with insights by director Catherine Hardwicke, and three behind-the-scenes featurettes. In “Gina: The Unstoppable Strength of a Woman”, Rodriguez explains the importance of portraying a strong Latina woman on the big screen, with the cast & crew proclaiming why she was the only actress who could tackle on this role. Learn how the cast and stunt team created the action-packed gun fights and explosive scenes in “The Bigger the Bang: Action on Set”. In “The Making of MISS BALA”, discover how this empowering story was brought to life from script to screen with a 95 percent Latinx cast and crew, a new benchmark for Hollywood diversity, with looks into the supporting cast and vibrant locations. Finally, delve deeper into the production with a feature audio commentary by Director Catherine Hardwicke, Executive Producer Jamie Marshall, and Associate Producer Shayda Frost.
Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Bonus Materials Include:
· Eight Deleted Scenes & Extended Scenes
· Three Featurettes:
o “Gina: The Unstoppable Strength of a Woman”
o “The Bigger the Bang: Action on Set”
o “Making of Miss Bala”
· A Look into the Stunts and Costumes with Catherine Hardwicke:
· Feature Commentary with Director Catherine Hardwicke, Executive Producer Jamie Marshall, and Associate Producer Shayda Frost
MISS BALA has a run time of approximately 104 minutes and is rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, sexual and drug content, thematic material, and language.