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Mexico's drug violence on screen

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The deadly drug war has become a daily reality for the people of Mexico. Last weekend alone, nearly 50 people were killed in violence tied to the cartels. The disturbing trend has permeated many aspects of Mexican culture and even the movies offer little escape.

As the BBC's Julian Miglierini reports, a whole genre of films is bringing the drug related violence to the big screen.

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