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Todo el poder (2000)

R | | Crime | 17 August 2000 (Peru)
Gabriel (Demian Bichir) is a filmmaker in Mexico City, where he is a victim of crime and violence sometimes even three times a day. This is a black comedy that shows the extreme situation ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Gabriel (as Demian Bichir)
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Sofía Aguirre
Luis Felipe Tovar ...
Comandante Eleuterio 'Elvis' Quijano
Ximena Sariñana ...
Valentina
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Martín
José Carlos Rodríguez ...
Octavio
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Esteban
Juan Carlos Colombo ...
Lic. Luna
Jorge Zárate ...
Taxista enpistolado
Carmen Salinas ...
Doña Cleofas
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Frida
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Tere
Mario Zaragoza ...
Cojo
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Gabriel
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Alfonso Bravo ...
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Gabriel (Demian Bichir) is a filmmaker in Mexico City, where he is a victim of crime and violence sometimes even three times a day. This is a black comedy that shows the extreme situation Mexico City is leaving as far as crime is concerned, and the tension the city and it's inhabitants live day after day. Written by Carlos García Campillo <ladolorosa@starmedia.com>

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Rated R for language and some violence
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17 August 2000 (Peru)  »

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Gimme the Power  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Cameo(Carolina Rivera): the woman whose purse is stollen at the Zócalo. See more »

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Semi-pleased after watching it.
8 December 2002 | by (Merida, Mexico) – See all my reviews

This movie is almost like a documentary of the psychologycal reactions of the inhabitants of mexico city towards violence. Most people from other countries that watch this movie might think that the violence is exagerated, but thats how real life is in mexico city. Thats the strongest point of the movie, the ability to render a crude and real image of the life in mexico´s capital city. The movie starts strong but starts getting a little irreal towards the end. The ending is a little fantasious, and i really doubt we would get happy endings like that in real life. All in all, its a decent B+ movie, and its worth the time to watch it.


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