A good cast can't do enough to save this talky script about drug running on the US-Mexican border.
On his way to LA from New York and a broken relationship, Zac Cross (Patrick McCaw) gives a ride to Denis Brabent (Alfred Molina), a sleazy French actor stranded at a desert diner. They take on two more riders whom they find collapsed at the side of the road, Mexicans Astor (Esai Morales) and
Nadia (Angel Aviles), whom Astor calls his sister and who doesn't speak English. Zac begins to doubt their story (that they were smuggled into the USA and abandoned) when Astor is attacked by two Mexicans at a dusty cafe. Without letting the others see, Astor kills one of his...