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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ingrid Rubio ...
Paz
Carlos Fuentes ...
Dani
Ágata Lys ...
Reme (as Agata Lys)
Ángel de Andrés López ...
Velasco
Eusebio Lázaro ...
Calero
Francisco Maestre ...
Niño
Maite Blasco ...
Mari
...
Francis
Iker Ortiz de Zárate ...
Encapuchado Cicatriz (as Iker Ortiz de Zarate)
Chus Castrillo ...
Coral
Javier Manrique ...
Chico Discoteca
Pilar Ordóñez ...
Travesti (as Pilar Ordoñez)
Isabel Ampudia ...
Chica Yonqui
Alfonso Nsue ...
Cliente Negro (as Alfonso Nsue Mbese)
José Reche ...
Gabi
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A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating immigrants, homosexual, transvestite, etc. people. She also falls in love with a boy, also a taxi-driver and a "socio" of the group. Written by Mikolaj Kirschke <miki@scanholiday.com.pl>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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11 October 1996 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Im Schutz der Nacht  »

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ESP 54,786,238 (Spain)
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More authentic and gripping than the Luc beson TAXI
30 April 2001 | by (Edinburgh) – See all my reviews

A frightening tale of racism and resurgent fascism in Madrid in the late '90s. Essential viewing for people interested in the 'New Europe" and all the baggage that comes with it. The movie presents no answers, just observations...

I saw it late one night on irish TV - dunno if it's available on video.


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