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Hormigas en la Boca follows Martin from a 10 year stint in a Spanish prison for robbery to pre-Castro Cuba to recover the loot from his ex-girlfriend. While their he runs afoul of Navarro, ... See full summary »

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Eduard Fernández ...
Martín
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Julia
Jorge Perugorría ...
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Dalmau
Samuel Claxton ...
Despanier
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José Pedro Carrión ...
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Néstor Jiménez ...
El Chino
Chani Martín ...
Comisario
Manuel Porto ...
Tiburon
Isabel Santos ...
Laura
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Hormigas en la Boca follows Martin from a 10 year stint in a Spanish prison for robbery to pre-Castro Cuba to recover the loot from his ex-girlfriend. While their he runs afoul of Navarro, a dangerously corrupt politician who happens to be married to Julia. Martin tries to recover his money and pursues Julia while trying to avoid Navarro's thugs. Written by poco loco , http://blog.myspace.com/locoformovies

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good version of old story
14 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film yesterday at the Denver Film Festival which is showing in competition under the English title Ants in the Mouth. Although this is not a new story, a guy gets out of prison to look for the woman who double crossed him, nor told in a fresh style, it is well filmed and entertaining none the less. The good guy protagonist is sympathetic, a real Humphrey Bogart kind of character that you hope will get out of it alive. The bad guy is a creditable bad guy and you hope he does get killed and the woman is beautiful and mysterious. The film is beautifully shot in a re-created Havana just before the rise of Castro with great period costumes and cars along with a lovely score reminiscent of Chinatown.


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