Interview with Creators and Cast of “The Bridge”

A murder that leaves a bisected corpse sitting neatly on the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, kicks off an inspired drama. The storylines here range from the struggles of law enforcement in a Mexico controlled by ruthless drug cartels to the grief of an American homicide detective who lost her sister. Mexican actor Demiar Bechir shines as Marco Ruiz, a weary detective whose philandering ways eventually cost him his marriage and much more. German actress Diane Kruger is Sonya Cross, an El Paso detective with Asperger’s who struggles to understand emotions even while working with Ruiz to solve the murder.

Read the full winner’s citation by Noel Holston.