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Los Muertos (2004)

Los muertos (original title)
Vargas, a 54 year old man, gets out of jail in the prvince of Corrientes, Argentina. Once released, he wants to find his now adult daughter, who lives in a swampy and remote area. To get ... See full summary »

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Argentino Vargas ...
Vargas
Francisco Dornez
Yolanda Galarza
Víctor Varela
Francisco Salazar
Hilda Chamorro
Ángel Vera
Javier Lenciza
Raúl Fagundez
Saúl Gómez
Miguel Altamirano
Raúl Ramírez
José Urdangarín
Mario Omar
Ricardo Arriola
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Vargas, a 54 year old man, gets out of jail in the prvince of Corrientes, Argentina. Once released, he wants to find his now adult daughter, who lives in a swampy and remote area. To get there, he must cross great distances in a small boat on the rivers, scoring deep into the jungle. Vargas is a quiet and self-contained man. He possesses the restraint of those living close to nature. A deep mystery surrounds him, the people he encounters and the places he goes through, all that taking in the unalterable world he finds almost unchanged after his long years of incarceration. Written by anonymous

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Difficult film, strange cinema from Argentina.
22 November 2004 | by (Thessaloniki,Greece) – See all my reviews

The film start.Place : somewhere in South America.The strange odyssey of a mysterious man of some age begins here.He sets off for a journey. Few characters on his way, almost no talking.The unwelcoming natural environment always present.Some really spectacular scenery.

The movie goes on in the same slow pace from the beginning to the end. Two or three scenes are a bit loose and for me boring but otherwise the speed it's OK.It helps to create atmosphere and makes it look like a ritual.And ritual I think is the keyword for this strange and "unfriendly" film.Then comes the unexpected end to leave all questions unanswered.It's a real creepy movie that crawls underneath your skin whether you want it or not.If you are in for odd films do not miss this one.


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