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The Bottom of the Sea (2003)

El fondo del mar (original title)
Toledo, 25 years old, future architect, suffers from an acute jealousy. He cannot concentrate on his job nor on his studies, being continuously mindful of his girlfriend and concubine Ana's... See full summary »

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Aníbal
José Palomino Cortez ...
Máximo
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Rolandelli
Ramiro Agüero ...
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Rafael Filippelli ...
Filipelli
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Humberto Serrano ...
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Indij
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Policía Hotel 1
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Toledo, 25 years old, future architect, suffers from an acute jealousy. He cannot concentrate on his job nor on his studies, being continuously mindful of his girlfriend and concubine Ana's whereabouts and activities. Toledo arrives home and has a long conversation with Ana, who constantly manifests a ridiculous desire of 'going out for a drink'. They lie in bed but all his advances are instantly rejected by a progressively more nervous Ana. He cannot explain her intermittent crying and disturbed reactions. Until she leaves to the kitchen and he finds out that under the bed a male shoe that does not belong to him is carefully hidden by a male hand, under his own eyes. Paralyzed by the discovery he is only capable of leaving with a stupid excuse, trying to hide from Ana the anguish that barely lets him breath. Toledo awaits on the street for the exit of Ana's lover and begins a one-of-a-kind persecution-investigation that will last the whole night, to find out, before confronting him, ... Written by Anonymous

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Weird Overrated Movie
19 March 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The student of architecture Ezequiel Toledo (Daniel Handler) is obsessed by his girlfriend Ana (Dolores Fonzi), feeling a sick jealously for her. When Ana is invited to go alone to a party sponsored by her company, Ezequiel becomes paranoid. He arrives at their place unexpectedly and finds a man hidden under their bed. He follows the man trying to find his name – Anibal (Gustavo Gárzon) – and occupation, along a night full of incidents and misunderstandings.

"El Fondo Del Mar" is a weird overrated movie. The beginning of the story gives the expectation to the viewer of a great movie, blending suspense with dark comedy like in "After Hours". Unfortunately nothing happens, the plot point is ridiculous and the story is absolutely silly. Honestly I do not understand how this film was nominated and won some categories of minor festivals – it seems to be a joke! My vote is five.

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