The Gasoline Thieves
Rated TVMA • 93 minutes
Living with his mother and working as a farmhand in his hometown, fourteen-year-old Lalo sees buying a smartphone for his high-school crush as the only surefire way to her heart. When his mother is forced to use his savings in order to pay for medical bills, Lalo naively becomes involved in illegally siphoning gas in order to take advantage of the country’s shortage to re-sell on the black market. While an uneasy air of violence begins to overtake the world around him, investigators narrow their search for those responsible.