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La torcedura (2004)

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Jose is a young working-class man. Yet he finds himself buying a million dollar engagement ring from the town's finest jeweler. On leaving the store he is abducted and wakes up bound and ... See full summary »

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Marilyn Arias ...
Limo Driver (as Marilyn Valderrama)
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Jose's Fiancee
Yuri Elvin ...
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Interrogator
Joe Huff ...
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Jeweler
Elise Lee ...
Sales Woman
Beau Moore ...
Kidnapper 2
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Security Guard
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Jose
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Oilfield Worker
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Jose is a young working-class man. Yet he finds himself buying a million dollar engagement ring from the town's finest jeweler. On leaving the store he is abducted and wakes up bound and gagged in a dark room. Next thing he knows, a cop interrogates him about money laundring, sticks a gun in his hands and makes Jose aim the gun at him. A SWAT team is on the way, but will they save Jose? And why is the cop wearing a velcroed shirt? Written by Pascal Leister

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Amazing!
8 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Holy Moly! I just finished watching La Torcedura, based on a friends recommendation and it was completely worthwhile. This is exactly what Hollywood needs; a fresh thinking director with an amazing eye and the ability to tell a real story. Wilmer Valderrama's performance was very believable and helped bring me into the movie. The Special Effects were well thought out and not overused, unlike a lot of big budget films where the director/producers seem to, but not always, use them in place of story - very sad. Additionally, the overall use of the cooler blue tones added to the urgency and intensity of the piece. Great writing, directing and editing. His short totally held me, so please, someone give this guy a real budget and let him go make a feature.


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