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City of M (2000)
"Ciudad de M" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  15 June 2000 (Peru)
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After exhausting all legal channels in his search for a job, "M" struggles with the decision of whether or not to enter a life of crime by helping his friends deliver drugs to Miami.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Santiago Magill ...
M
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Pacho
Jorge Madueño ...
Coyote
Vanessa Robbiano ...
Silvana
Gianella Neyra ...
Sandra
Pierre Linares ...
Caníbal
Melania Urbina ...
Karina
Francisco Salas ...
Gordo
Gabriela Velásquez ...
Pacho's maid
Carlos Victoria ...
Karina's father
Ricardo Velásquez ...
Man in unemployment line
Enrique Urrutia ...
Silvana's uncle
Ramón García ...
Bigote
Mario León ...
Travestite
Julio Marcone ...
Franklin
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M dreams of a better life in a city full of contrasting elements. He believes that the only solution to his problems is earning a decent living; yet he can't find a job. Totally desperate, he is persuaded by his neighbour to take some cocaine to Miami. However, the deal goes sour. M's fate brings him to an unpredictable end in the city streets. Written by ElianaG

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Incorrect portrayal of Lima
11 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a shallow movie that wants to be a realistic satire and scathing comment of Lima and Peruvian society. However it just comes across as one of the lesser soap operas produced by Luis Llosa. The dialog was written by posers. The climax and the epilogue are just plain stupid. The acting was amateur at best. The supposed depiction of poverty is one that obviously comes from upper-middle-class people, and racially it is far from realistic. The characters reminded me more of the snobs in Lima who like to pretend they are tough by dressing in $100 headbanger outfits and having fights outside a snob mall. They would have been beaten up in nanoseconds by the real street criminals. Check "Tinta Roja" or "Dias de Santiago" for a more realistic Lima.


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