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Aro Tolbukhin in the Mind of a Killer (2002)
"Aro Tolbukhin - En la mente del asesino" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  8 November 2002 (Spain)
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Aro Tolbukhin is a hungarian inmigrant that sets fire to seven people in an infirmary in a Mission in Guatemala, the movie traces back to see what made him do it, from his arrival in Guatemala to his childhood in Hungary.

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Adult Aro
Carmen Beato ...
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Zóltán Józan ...
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Mariona Castillo ...
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Aram González ...
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Eva Fortea ...
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Jesús Ramos ...
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Dada
Xhévdete Bajraj
Margarita Farran
Ángeles Cruz
Ofelia Mex
Lynn Fainchtein
Rafael Cortes
Margarita Kenéfic
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Aro Tolbukhin is a hungarian inmigrant that sets fire to seven people in an infirmary in a Mission in Guatemala, the movie traces back to see what made him do it, from his arrival in Guatemala to his childhood in Hungary.

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Selected as the official Mexico entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards. See more »

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Radiography of a psycho's mind
26 December 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Aro Tolbukhin burnt alive seven people in a Mission in Guatemala in the 70's. Also he declared that he had murdered another 16 people (he used to kill pregnant women, and then he set them on fire).

This movie is a documentary that portraits the personality of Aro through several interviews with people that got to know him and through some scenes played by actors based on real facts.

"Aro Tolbukhin" is a serious work, so analytical, it's not morbid at all. Such a horrifying testimony about how some childhood trauma can turn a man into a monster.

*My rate: 7/10


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