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Red Bear (2002)

Un oso rojo (original title)
Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julio Chávez ...
Oso
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Natalia
Luis Machín ...
Sergio
Agostina Lage ...
Alicia
Enrique Liporace ...
Güemes
René Lavand ...
Turco
Daniel Valenzuela ...
Alfarito
Freddy Flores ...
Tuerca
Ernesto Villegas ...
Quique
Marcos Martínez ...
Ramón
Patricio Pepe ...
Joven Locutorio
Fernando Bolón ...
Toto
Marisa Peláez ...
Esther
Susana Ferrari ...
Directora
Evelyn Domínguez ...
Vero
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Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of the money and reunite with his family, or at least avenge the damage done. Written by Anonymous

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Un hombre dispuesto a todo por amor.

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3 October 2002 (Argentina)  »

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Fun Argentine noir gangster flic charismatic protagonist
23 May 2013 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

If a movie's success is based on how much you care about the characters in it and relate to them, then this movie is a great success.

This is the story about a recently released convict Oso (Julio Garcia) trying to pick up the pieces of his life on the outside. He was cheated out of his share of the money from the crime he was jailed for and goes to collect it. But the head of the gang he worked for Turco doesn't want to pay and wants him to do another job.

He reconnects with his daughter and ex wife who has moved on with her life.

There was one hole in the plot that bothered me--Oso the main character after doing the second robbery would surely have left finger prints all over the stolen car. It is minor. Obviously you also have to suspend some disbelief when Oso knocks off about a dozen armed thugs outnumbered 10 to 1....but by this time you have gotten to like the guy and champion him on.

Unlike Hollywood in Argentina sometimes crime pays. GREAT.

It is enjoyable and of course its venue BA is fun too.

Last but not least the sound track was quite good. Usually I only notice the sound track when it really bad or good.

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