Gringo is a dark comedy directed by Nash Edgerton starring David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron , starring Joel Edgerton, was released in North America on March 9, 2018. The film tells the story of an honest businessman who encounters danger in Mexico, full of black humor and action scenes.
Harold is an honest businessman who is sent to Mexico on a mission, only to find himself embroiled in the Mexican In the struggle between drug lords, the US Drug Enforcement Administration and international mercenaries. He must seek to survive in an environment full of danger and uncertainty, and fight against all forces. The film not only shows Harold's dangerous experience in Mexico, but also reveals the weakness of human nature and the dark side of society through humor and satire. David Oyelowo plays Harold in the film, and his performance is very good, showing the reaction and coping of an honest and well-behaved businessman in a dangerous situation. The performances of Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton are also very good, and their acting skills are impressive.
The film's soundtrack and shooting techniques are also excellent, creating a more realistic film world for the audience. Especially the shooting method, through the shooting of Mexican cities, it shows the true face of Mexico, which is shocking. The plot of the whole movie is compact, fast-paced, full of black humor and irony, very suitable for audiences who like action and black humor. The theme of the film is survival and humanity, which makes the audience reflect on the frailty of human nature and the dark side of society.