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Deep Crimson (1996)
"Profundo carmesí" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  8 October 1997 (USA)
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The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Regina Orozco ...
Coral Fabre
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Nicolás Estrella
Sherlyn ...
Teresa (as Sherlyn González)
Giovanni Florido ...
Carlitos
Fernando Palavicini ...
Don Dimas (as Fernando Soler P.)
Patricia Reyes Spíndola ...
Sra. Ruelas
Alexandra Vicencio ...
Imelda (as Alexandra Vincenzio)
Julieta Egurrola ...
Juanita Norton
Esteban Soberanes ...
Barman
Gastón Melo ...
Ticket Seller
Juan de la Loza ...
Car Salesman
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Irene Gallardo
Rosa Furman ...
Sara Silberman
Álvaro Carcaño ...
Motel Proprietor
Paco Mauri ...
Mailman
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Set in 1940s northern Mexico, this film re-tells the story of "The Lonely Hearts Killers", a famous couple of murderers who made victims of lonely and wealthy widows in the USA. Coral (Orozco) is a rotund and passionate nurse who knows handsome gigolo Nicolas Estrella (Gimenez Cacho) and falls for him immediately. Nicolas rejects her because she's not rich, but Coral is determined to get him at any cost. She abandons her children and follows the man in spite of his way of living. Together they will scheme to swindle and murder women who look for love and companions writing letters to a sentimental courier. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Hay algo que une más que el amor: el crimen.


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This story was first told in The Honeymoon Killers (1969). See more »

Quotes

Nicolás Estrella: I don't need your pity. I need my hairpiece!
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References Deep Red (1975) See more »

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nice touch here, and a nice change of pace from Hollywood
10 February 2004 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

Nice to see something filmed in a country that has rarely been seen in movies, or at least not the parts they show here.

Good character development without the high octane drama and flashy camerawork of Hollywood.

Themes of the movie include needy people and relationships that trap you.


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