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Ratas, ratones, rateros (1999)

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The world of Salvador, a young and naive petty thief is changed by the arrival of his cousin Angel, an ex-convict in search of easy money, and with a hideout. Salvador gets wrapped up in ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Simon Brauer ...
J.C.
Marco Bustos ...
Salvador
Cristina Dávila ...
Mayra
Fabricio Lalama ...
Marlon
Irina López ...
Carolina
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Martin
Carlos Valencia ...
Angel Caamaño
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The world of Salvador, a young and naive petty thief is changed by the arrival of his cousin Angel, an ex-convict in search of easy money, and with a hideout. Salvador gets wrapped up in Angel's twisted dealings in an attempt to escape from his suffocating family, dragging along his family and friends, in his criminal path. Where will this all lead? Written by ElianaG

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Bastante bien, loco!
26 February 2003 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews



Well.. Fantastic! I, myself, am not into criminal films or plots based on how runaways manage to run away. BUT this one was outstanding. It doesn't try to be American, the main characters are well put, and the acting is flawless. Nothing much to write about it really.. Just go and watch it, and shoot me if you're disappointed :) I give this movie 10/10.


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