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My Quick Way Out (2006)

Volando voy (original title)
Biopic of Spain's Juan Carlos Delgado "El Pera", a young delinquent in the 1980's who is a car pilot and a sport journalist nowadays.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Borja Navas ...
Juan Carlos 'El Pera'
Àlex Casanovas ...
Tío Alberto (as Álex Casanovas)
Mar Regueras ...
José Luis García Pérez ...
El Señorito (as José Luis García-Pérez)
Christian Nájera ...
El Charly
El Gavioto
Juan Carlos Marina ...
El Indio
Israel Vaquero ...
El Periquito
Alejandro López Port ...
Carmela Quijano ...
Elena Suárez ...
Mari Jose
Julia Teixeira ...
Daniel Jiménez ...
El Pedriza


Biopic of Spain's Juan Carlos Delgado "El Pera", a young delinquent in the 1980's who is a car pilot and a sport journalist nowadays.

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13 January 2006 (Spain)  »

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€3,900,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Decent look at juvenile delinquency about a kid who committed lots of crimes in the eighties
6 May 2016 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

In this flick based on real events and dealing with a child delinquent , there is frenetic action , eroticism , chases , exploitation and sensationalism that undermine verisimilitude . It tells his life like a legend , executing heists , assaults , child driving cars , escapades , and other crimes and misdemeanours . The picture results to be a peculiar biopic of Spain's Juan Carlos Delgado "El Pera" (Borja Navas) , a 11-year-old young delinquent in the 1980's who committed more than 150 crimes . Outspoken ¨El Pera¨ lives with his family (daddy well played by Fernando Tejero , and mummy stunningly performed by Mariola Fuentes) , but at the same time , carries out robbing and heists at malls , and after a frenetic car pursuit is detained by a corrupt police nicknamed ¨El Señorito¨ (José Luis García Pérez) . As ¨El Pera¨ is chased , locked-up , mistreated and accused for robbing ; after being led to a youthful penitentiary run by an upright official (Alex Casanovas) but he gets away . Juan Carlos Delgado is a car pilot and a sport journalist nowadays .

This is an acceptable drama with action elements , adding a bit of social habits from lower classes living in Madrid suburbs . Being compellingly acted and concerning the narration about the relationship between ¨El Pera¨ and his family , gang members and an older woman . Inspired by an actual case , giving a realistic look at delinquency world ; it contains noisy action , hold-ups , car races , pursuits and nudism . ¨Volando Voy¨ or "My Quick Way Out" belongs to sub-genre Quinqui , whose main representation was ¨Perros Callejeros I¨ , this one was a popular and big Spanish hit , that's why its director Jose Antonio De La Loma made several sequels . Drugs , delinquency , terrorism and generational problems are the habitual themes in this genre , and specially dedicated to the underworld of heroin . Seen today , these films are unique documents on how life was lived and perceived during that period . These flicks were notorious in the years of the Spanish transition to democracy including provoking and polemic issues and played by unknown young people . This ¨Volando Voy¨ is a return to the 80s , it is one of several movies dealing with youth delinquency in Spain during the 70s and early 80s mostly realized by Jose Antonio De La Loma , along with ¨Navajeros , "Colegas", "El Pico 1¨ , 2" , ¨La Estanquera De Vallecas¨ by Eloy De La Iglesia and especially ¨Deprisa , Deprisa¨ by Carlos Saura , among others . "My Quick Way Out" is full of engaging moments , regarding lower-class people and older woman younger man peculiar relationship , including nudism in charge of Mar Regueras . The picture is a crossed-over from Quinqui sub-genre along with family drama ; being well-paced in great sense of narration and fairness . The film attempts to describe the juvenile delinquency of the 80s , but also including familiar discussions , father mistreating and many other things . Not trying to be unrealistic and make everything as in a domestic tale but giving way to thought-provoking issues well represented on Alex Casanovas character and his attempt to create special penitentiaries for very young delinquents . In addition , the film gives us a nice panorama about a lower-class family , with an understanding mother and a violent father , as well as its pity , goodness , sacrifice , work , shortage , and various situations happen in its existence . The screenplay by the same Juan Carlos Delgado and director Miguel Albaladejo is such strong with disagreeable events , including nudism , violent scenes , though also with some ingenuousness and brief ironical moments . The main cast and support cast are pretty well , such as : Fernando Tejero , Alex Casanovas , Mar Regueras , José Luis García Pérez and Mariola Fuentes who played various films shot by Albadalejo .

There stands out the colorful and atmospheric cinematography by Alfonso Sanz , a good cameraman who has photographed most films directed by Albadalejo , filmed in Madrid and Toledo where takes place a spectacular car pursuit . Lively as well as adequate musical score -including catching songs of the 80s- by Lucio Godoy , a good professional who has composed soundtracks in a lot of successful movies such as ¨All about my mother¨, ¨Blackthorn¨, ¨Fin¨, ¨Amador¨. ¨Cuento Chino¨, ¨Mataharis¨ , ¨Melissa P¨ , among others . Besides , attractive songs at the end . The motion picture was professionally directed by Miguel Albadalejo , a fine craftsman expert on comedy and drama as proved in ¨Bear Club¨, ¨Rencor¨, ¨Ataque Verbal¨ , ¨Cielo Abierto¨, ¨The first life of my life¨, and this ¨Volando Voy¨ , among others . Rating : 6.5/10 . Better than average . It turns out to be much better than the 80's films starred by actual delinquents as ¨El Torete¨, ¨El Vaquilla¨, ¨El Nani¨ , all of them early deceased . The flick will appeal to Spanish cinema buffs . Worthwhile seeing .

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