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Based on actual events, two journalists investigate the Grupos Antiterroristas de Liberacion (GAL), Spain's government-funded hit squad who engaged in a conflict with the Basque terrorist organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) in the mid-1980s.

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José Garcia ...
Manuel Mallo
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Paco Ariza
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Soledad Muñoz
Mercè Llorens ...
Gracia
Abel Folk ...
Pablo Codina
Ricard Borràs ...
Juez Lachambre
Manuel Galiana ...
Alberto de Celis
Tomás del Estal ...
Mar Regueras ...
Fiscal Cristina Mateos
Bernard Le Coq ...
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Jordi Rebellón ...
Carlos Peinado
José Ángel Egido ...
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Based on actual events, two journalists investigate the Grupos Antiterroristas de Liberacion (GAL), Spain's government-funded hit squad who engaged in a conflict with the Basque terrorist organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) in the mid-1980s.

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Bang Bang
Written by Iggy Pop (as James Osterberg) and Ivan Král
Performed by Iggy Pop
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment España, S.L.
©1981 by James Osterberg Music
Autorizado para España a EMI Virgin Music Publishing Spain, S.A.
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I'm sorry but I disagree on some points of the preceding comment.
19 November 2006 | by (Valladolid, Spain) – See all my reviews

Natalia's cafeteria scene was good but not extremely good, but her total performance was very good. I thought Molla was exceptional. Want him to receive the Spanish Oscar: Goya. The actresses have stunning beauty. Although I hate Hollywoodian close-ups, I loved to study the faces (men's and women's) here. They are not too short and not too long..."just right" as in Goldilocks. I admire the courage shown here by the newspapermen. I admired the courage shown in LOBO by the "topo" (mole) and others. I hope Melchor Mirailles is gathering material for a third film. (Read between the lines). I enjoyed the scenery taken from a far and especially noticed a waterfront scene with night lights to the left and a huge deposit/container to the right. I hope my note of 8 raises the note of the picture.


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