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Perdido por perdido (1993)

Ernesto Vidal, a modest representative of a glass factory, is about to run out of his apartment because he does not have money to pay for the last installment. The director of the financier... See full summary »

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Ernesto Vidal, a modest representative of a glass factory, is about to run out of his apartment because he does not have money to pay for the last installment. The director of the financier offers to help him and puts him in touch with a strange character who proposes that he pretend that the car has been stolen; thus, with the amount of insurance and a loan that makes people of dubious reputation, you can solve the problem. But not everything will be so easy. Written by Sebastian Incaurgarat

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Argentine thriller
20 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

Rather unoriginal and somewhat unrealistic (especially towards the end). Good direction and cinematography. Excellent acting by the protagonist (the very young looking Ricardo Darin) and an outstanding supporting cast. Although the script refers to the 90's feverish speculation that finally sunk the Argentine economy in 2000, the film is not specifically Argentine; one can easily imagine it (with different actors) as an American TV movie.

Although Darin has been in movies and TV series since 1969, "Perdido por Perdido" is possibly the first movie that put him on the map as a serious actor. He has been since a constant presence in many of the best Argentine movies such as "Nine Queens" (2000), "Son of the Bride" (2001) and the Oscar winner "The Secret in Their Eyes" (2009).


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