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Rosario Tijeras (2005)

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Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »

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Rodrigo Oviedo ...
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Alejandra Borrero ...
Alex Cox ...
Donovan
Helios Fernández ...
Viejo
Enrique Sarasola ...
Juez
María Teresa Gómez ...
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Kristina Lilley ...
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Carlos Andrés Cadavid ...
Pato
Catalina Aristizábal ...
Greta
Fabio Restrepo ...
Taxista (as Fabio Iván Restrepo)
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Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and Emilio are friends; Emilio attracts women, but is never serious about any until he meets Rosario, who has a mysterious connection to the underworld. Emilio falls for Rosario; she likes him, but she keeps their relationship compartmentalized, apart from her work. Antonio is the loyal friend who slowly falls in love with her and sticks by her in ways Emilio is incapable of. She begins to see that real love might be possible. Is it all moot in Medellín's violent landscape, or is there hope? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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The film is dedicated to Helios Fernández. See more »

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Love, hit-woman style
11 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a really good Columbian film that starred Flora Martínez (Proof of Life) as a hit-woman who falls in love. That sounds like a formulaic movie that has been made a thousand times, but Martinez really brings home the film in a way that will keep you watching.

I don't know much about Columbia, but i was really fascinated with the celebration of death before the funeral of Jonhefe. They borough him to the bar and sat him in a chair and had a party, including a lap dance for the dead man. Makes it kind of a grind house film, but it was a film about love and loss.

It's worth a look just to see Martinez.


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