Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life.
Through five stories, the movie addresses sex and love: Paco and Ana are a marriage looking for reactivate the passion of their sexual relations, long time unsatisfied; Jose Luis tries to ... See full summary »
Natalia de Molina,
Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening. ... See full summary »
In Brétema, on the Atlantic coast, there was a time when networks of smuggling, drug trafficking converted, achieved so much influence that they were close to control everything: social ... See full summary »
José Luis Cuerda
Miguel Ángel Silvestre
What if everything in life was down to chance? What if we couldn't escape fate? What do Galois, Bauhaus and The Unbearable Lightness of Being have in common? What if the sweat in our brow ... See full summary »
Alexandra De La Mora,
Eva, a judge with a great future, has for years given exclusively to his profession. Believes strongly in justice and not willing to make concessions, wherever they come from. One day it's ... See full summary »
Miguel Ángel Silvestre,
A group of thieves led by a man called El Uruguayo stalk a bank in Valencia to steal as many safety boxes as possible and later flee through a dug tunnel that communicates the building with... See full summary »
Rodrigo De la Serna,
Spain, 1950s. Monche's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless ... See full summary »
Nadia de Santiago,
Having been on the verge of getting a title boxing many times, "Daniel" (Miguel Angel Silvestre), a young boxer, is defeated again. After the failure, commits a robbery and is jailed. "Guillermo" (Jose Coronado), a self-destructive police and tormented by his latent homosexuality, blackmails "Daniel" offering freedom in return for committing a murder within the prison. After running the task, "Daniel" boxing again, but this time seeking to alleviate pain his guilt has become a more aggressive fighter. Remember the last conversation with the man he killed, in which he spoke of his wife, a whore in the club he ran, and decides to meet her.
We are in a good movie Noir Spanish film, which in recent years is giving some good works in this genre.
History does not miss a beat throughout the duration of the film, not as in other films in which the viewer is lost or becomes too heavy.
The interpretation of Silvestre much as it does a good role fighter tormented, as the role of Coronado makes a bad man job similar to "La Caja 507" 2002 (Enrique Urbizu), or "Lobo" 2004 (Miguel Courtois) where as always, with the best performance out of the movie.
The contributions of the supporting actors are also quite serious and acceptable, especially the amazing Belén López, The scenes and the soundtrack is very good. The dark and sinister scenes reminiscent of "Seven" 1995 (David Fincher), which gives a look of mystery, quite believable. The music helps a lot to it.
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