Gastón Fernández has arrived at 34 without too much to show or brag about. He has no money, job, girlfriend, friends or life plan. He's a composer that doesn't compose. The one-time "most ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luciano Cruz Coke ...
Gastón Fernández
Felipe Braun ...
Julián Balbo
Francisca Lewin ...
Elisa
Jaime Vadell ...
Gaston Fernández's Father
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Cordelia
Diego Casanueva ...
Pancho Santander
Cristóbal Gumucio ...
Cancino
Nicolás Saavedra ...
Luc Fernández
Eliana Furman ...
Chenrnovsky
Maité Pascal ...
Fernanda
Nayra Ilic ...
Julio Fuentes ...
Ivo
Nathalie Soublette ...
Cecilia
Luis Ernesto Alonso ...
Gato
Nicole ...
Vanessa Voss (as Denisse 'Nicole' Laval)
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Gastón Fernández has arrived at 34 without too much to show or brag about. He has no money, job, girlfriend, friends or life plan. He's a composer that doesn't compose. The one-time "most likely to succeed" at Santiago's Musical Conservatory has passed from promise to failure. He feels he is beginning to wander alone. Isolated and detached. Gastón feels that everyone judges him and see the word loser tattooed on his forehead. At the same time, an alter-ego, a sort of doppelgänger, haunts him. A young man, in a long, black coat, walks in a empty city that watches each and every one of his steps. A city that's in black and white. A city that is and is not Santiago. Is this strange, empty and foggy city part of his past or is it an invention? What seems a dream or a nightmare is actually a movie: The Killer Ants, a film directed by Luc Fernández, his cousin, many years ago, when everyone was young, idealistic and thought that things would turn out differently. But things change and so do... Written by Cinépata

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Chilean junk food that produces indigestion
3 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie is total rubbish!!! Honestly. This is Fuget's first time as director, and I really hope the last one. His script here is much worse than his novels: frivolous, inexpressive, irrelevant. His direction is superficial, plenty of unconnected scenes with no sense of rhythm at all. Minutes and minutes of pointless, affected (and definitively too long) chats are filmed with a poor sense of cinematography. The product of this childish Tarantino's wannabe gives you time even to go to the toilet without missing anything important. Its framing is as bad as its photography. The soundtrack is predictable, plenty of hyper-known 1980s songs; absolutely no contribution to popular music culture. Light direction is deficient: in some night scenes you simply can't recognise faces or tell who's talking; in others, light is so bright that actresses look like corpses and actors like Dracula. The whole thing is pathetic. I gave two stars just to the few good actors performing here (Cruz-Coke, Lewin, Saavedra). Half additional star could go for Ignacia Allamand's nice-nice bottom.


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