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A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they clean up the car and return home. A few days later an insistent man shows up wanting a job and insinuating that he saw something in Mexico that he would not want to report, and the couple must make a decision about how far they will allow themselves to be blackmailed. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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They had something he wanted... he had something they feared

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Melanie: Shell stop! You're hurting me!
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Referenced in Het uur van de wolf: Rutger Hauer: Blond, blue eyes (2006) See more »

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VAMOS A BAILAR
Written by Barbara L. Jordan and Christopher Rhyne
Performed by Dan Navarro (as Daniel Navarro)
Published by Heavy Hitters (ASCAP)
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superb dialogs
8 September 2005 | by (Belgrade, Yugoslavia) – See all my reviews

This film has a unique quality in the way the story is layed out before us. Imagine an optimal pace of the film and then slow it down a bit. In other films this would be a drawback because you would feel bored, but here the superb dialogs between characters create so much suspense that you will be far from bored and the slightly slower pace of the film will create a tension that you will physically experience in every muscle as you sit on the edge of your seat and watch the story unfold. This film shows us how when you feel guilty about something, everything you hear sounds like a prosecution. Otherwise this would be just one more of those nothing-special films, but the subtle insinuations in dialogs and an excellent cast led by Rutger Hauer make it a masterpiece. It feels as if everyone involved in its creation did a perfect job while at the same time being careful not to overdo it.

This is why I rated this film 10 out of 10.


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