Мексика исключительно хороша?

МЕХИКО – Для быстрого получения представления о понимании средним американцем взаимоотношений между США и Мексикой достаточно всего лишь посмотреть получивший признание критиков телевизионный сериал «Во все тяжкие» (Breaking Bad). Действие сериала начинается в Альбукерке (Нью-Мексико) и повествует о взлете и падении Уолтера Уайта, учителя химии средней школы, ставшего метамфетаминовым королем.

Большая часть действующих лиц, находящихся с американской стороны границы, представлены с симпатией и глубиной. Главный герой, шаг за шагом погружающийся в преступный мир наркотиков, раскрыт с такой проницательностью, что каждое из принимаемых им решений на пути к падению выглядит целесообразным и оправданным.

К сожалению, герои сериала, находящиеся по другую сторону границы, представлены поверхностно. В одной из сцен два мексиканских гангстера безжалостно убивают двенадцать ни в чем не повинных соотечественников, которые могли бы сообщить о пересечении ими границы. В другом эпизоде показано, как сотрудники мексиканской федеральной полиции напали на наркобарона на его гасиенде, подразумевая, что они лишь делают конкурентное предложение дилеру конкурента.

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