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Zapa is a locksmith in a quiet and little town lost somewhere in the province of Buenos Aires. The work is quite slow, and hours seem to pass slowly. Polaco, the owner of the shop, sends him on a job that consists of opening a safe at an office. The next day, Zapa is imprisoned for being responsible of robbing the place. Ismael, his uncle, a retired policeman, bails him out and sends him to Buenos Aires. Zapa becomes an aspiring officer in the Buenos Aires Police. He gets to his new home city, takes the instructional course, works at a precinct, has a love affair with a teacher and starts to see his life turn into a strange fiction. Written by
This is a raw, passionate and brutally honest piece of film-making by a director destined (one would hope) to make more films of this quality.
Pablo Trapero, sharing his unique view of the world via the camera, not only gives us stunning and arresting imagery but draws remarkable performances from his cast, especially Jorge Roman as Zapa (frighteningly vacant at times) and Dario Levy as the charismatic but ultimately underhand Gallo.
One of the best films I've seen in a long time.
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