Berlinale Winner 600 MILES Opens Today in U.S. Theaters

600 Miles / 600 millas the directorial debut of Mexican filmmaker Gabriel Ripstein, winner of the Best First Film Award at the Berlin Film Festival and a Cinema Tropical Award nominee for Best First Film, opens today February 5, in theaters across the United States distributed by Pantelion Films.

Starring British actor Tim Roth and Kristyan Ferrer, 600 Miles tells the story of Arnulfo Rubio, a young kid who smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.

The film which was Mexico’s official Oscar candidate for Best Foreign Language Film opens in 50 theaters across the country including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston.