Not Rated | | Drama
Luz Garcia, a high school student in a forgotten Texas town, wants something different than the options awaiting her after graduation. She's earned a ticket out with admission to the ... See full summary »
Many roles in the film were filled with South Texas locals, including the English Teacher (an actual teacher in San Diego, TX), the Science Teacher (an actual teacher and Mayor of San Diego, TX), the Head Meet Official (a news anchor/reporter in Corpus Christi, TX), and an actual narcotics canine and his handler.
The version of the film that premiered as "Benavides Born" at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival contained a sex scene between Luz and Raynaldo right before the barn fire scene.
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