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María
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Hombre Oscuro (as Carmelo Gomez)
Héctor Alterio ...
G.M. (as Hector Alterio)
Charo López ...
Duquesa (as Charo Lopez)
Mapi Galán ...
Laura (as Mapi Galan)
Francis Lorenzo ...
D. Luis
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Ofelia (as Paulina Galvez)
Myriam De Maeztu ...
Rosa
Jerzy Bonczak ...
Hombre Tiburón
Miroslaw Zbrojewicz ...
Skin-Head 1
Grzegorz Emanuel ...
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Andrzej Zarnecki ...
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Katarzyna Bargielowska ...
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Ethel Szul ...
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La muerte nunca devuelve lo que coge. Sólo, a veces, cambia una vida por otra.

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Tema del hombre tiburón
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A strange film with great actors
10 May 2001 | by (Manresa, Catalonia) – See all my reviews

It's a strange Spanish thriller filmed in Poland; the performances of its protagonists are very good, so the film has a great cast of actors (the Oscar-nominated Javier Bardem, Carmelo Gómez, María de Medeiros...). But people uses to find this film very strange by the violence scenes and the supernatural presence of the roles of Javier Bardem and Carmelo Gómez. It's a recommendable film if you like odd films.


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