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The Aura (2005)
"El aura" (original title)

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A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime.

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Credited cast:
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Esteban Espinosa, the taxidermist
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Diana Dietrich
Pablo Cedrón ...
Sosa
Nahuel Pérez Biscayart ...
Julio
Jorge D'Elía ...
Urien
Alejandro Awada ...
Sontag
Rafa Castejón ...
Vega
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Carlos Dietrich
Walter Reyno ...
Montero
Alejandro Gancé
Daniel Alejandro Ovando
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Guido D'Albo ...
Hotel administrator
Eva ...
The dog
Claudio Rissi ...
Vega (voice)
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A quiet, cynic taxidermist, who suffers epilepsy attacks, is obsessed with committing the perfect crime. He claims that the cops are too stupid to find out about it when it's well executed, and that the robbers are too stupid to execute it the right way; and that he could do it himself relying on his photographic memory and his strategic planning skills. After he is invited on a hunting trip away from his home, an accident gives him the chance of his life: the possibility to commit the perfect crime he has been waiting for. Written by nachi-

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15 September 2005 (Argentina)  »

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$4,601 (USA) (17 November 2006)

Gross:

$56,103 (USA) (2 March 2007)
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Argentina's official submission to the 2006 Academy Awards for the category of Foreign Language Film. See more »

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the best Darin performance ever
7 May 2006 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie expecting nothing from it, and I was completely astounded. The main issue of the movie, Darin character's inner desires of achieving a major theft, drives the main character to unexpected consequences, from his vane curiosity only. Darin's role is an epileptic taxidermist longing for something else from his boring life; I think that the oppression of the character is perfectly reflected by Darin who gives what I think is his best acting role ever. I was surprised also by Pablo Cedrón, a man which is very funny (remember chachacha and his Paraguayan sexologist) but here plays a violent skeptical man with hidden plans.


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