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Disturbing killer superbly played by Sancho Gracia.
psagray from Spain
7 August 2015
First episode of the series themed "La Huella Del Crimen", produced by
Pedro Costa Muste for TVE in 1985 and consists of six separate episodes
This series is a television quality above the mean of today. Based on a
rugged true story, it tells us the life of a cocky guy named "Jarabo"
which was involved in a terrible, violent murder. The romance that he
had with an English lady only created problems for both: jeopardized
her marriage and he went bankrupt, having spent a fortune in hotels,
dinners and gifts. Suffocated by lack of money, "Jarabo" had asked her
a diamond ring that had immediately determined. But she, the only woman
he had loved, she demanded the jewel, claiming that it was a gift from
her husband. To recover, "Jarabo" choose the worst ways.
Sancho Gracia plays the criminal in an impressive way, with a different
quality and registration, as well the previous review, seems possessed
by the character image to the general public, Sancho Gracia is
The cast of supporting actors is very good, suffice to say that an
employee of the cleaners are hired Manolo Sarzo. This chapter makes a
very unsettling feeling to which we attend to it, so you have to admire
the work of Juan Antonio Bardem in the way they tell the story and
create a terrible atmosphere.
The reconstruction of events is superb; from the beginning of the case
in which the police is lost, the police inspector (Jose Manuel Cervino)
command to the explanation of the four murders he was charged behind
this specialist to deceive people of Madrid with a lot of
In addition, the flashback is very well managed without causing
confusion to the viewer, possibly by the professionalism of Bardem when
using those resources. Maybe is a bit forced to discover how the author
of the crimes, but the episode is great because delves into the
psychology of the protagonist, on the grounds that will propel you to
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