From Iceland — Maria Full of Grace

Maria Full of Grace

Maria Full of Grace

Published April 8, 2005

Newcomer Catalina Sandino Moreno’s breakout role as Maria, a bright teenager who, looking to escape her impoverished life in rural Colombia, becomes a drug mule en route to the United States with swallowed pellets of heroin. Moreno’s impassioned performance earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. Written and directed by Joshua Marston.

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