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12 Hours (2001)

12 horas (original title)
A night in the life of a cab driver in San Juan.
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Credited cast:
Marcos Betancourt ...
Roberto
Cielomar Cuevas ...
Cristina
Michelle Deliz ...
Virginia
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Jackeline Bom Bom
Charlie Massó ...
Abraham
Yadira Nazario ...
Liza
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Ada
Teofilo Torres ...
Antonio (as Teófilo Torres)
Rosabel del Valle ...
Kathy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patricia Alonso ...
Draga #3 - "spanish fly"
Jaime Bello ...
Gustavo
Joe Blues ...
Radio voice
Fernanda Bracho ...
Draga #1 - "fernanda"
Juan M. García ...
Policeman
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Asaltante
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Drama unfolds in 12 short hours of nightlife in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Lives intersect and run parallel under the cover of fateful darkness in this debut feature from filmmaker Raul Marchand-Sanchez. Three divorced ladies - one serious, one wild, one repressed - go out on the town and meet trouble and fun while they bond over their varied sad experiences. A teenage daughter reluctantly sets out to lose her virginity at her peers' coaxing. A handsome gigolo turns a $500 trick he'd rather forget and spends his night dodging fears with a friendly transvestite lounge singer who puts on a great show. A grandfatherly taxi driver works the overnight shift to supplement insurance that won't cover his beloved wife's Parkinson's medication, and winds up a hero in some regards. Capturing the mayhem is a frustrated entertainment reporter who gets her big break when she buys cigarettes at a convenience store and stops a robbery, while getting it all on tape. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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2001 (Puerto Rico)  »

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10 March 2005 | by (Puerto Rico) – See all my reviews

Wow this movie really lowered the standard of what a bad movie is... every element of this "film" sucked. Crappy writing, bad acting, not even the pronunciation was good, bad sound, bad music, terrible editing and above all terrible directing... And to think that this movie cost $500,000.00 just really wants to make me vomit because Puerto Rico has real actors, real directors and real screenwriters who could have made three great movies with half a million... This film is just a shame and it is the worst movie I have ever seen. "Dude, where's my car?" actually looks like "The Godfather" when compared to this. The movie didn't even respect it's audience enough to at least have the sound in sync with the image. The stories do not make sense, the characters are not developed and the film (if it can be called a film) goes nowhere. It ends on the same note in which it began and in the end you just have to ask yourself, why? If you love bad movies then "12 horas" is for you, it was so bad that the razzies even overlooked it.


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