Based on a true story, a group of 147 overworked and underpaid Colombian soldiers find the treasure they didn't seek; $46 million. The film is a surreal black comedy and follows 4 of the ... See full summary »
After losing contact with a military base, a high mountain unit is sent to investigate. Upon arrival, they find only a woman in chains. Isolation and the impossibility of escape serve to undermine the soldiers' judgment.
Jaime Osorio Marquez
Juan Pablo Barragán,
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John Alex Castillo,
A group of friends have a screenplay ready for filming, and they only need financing. After trying in vain to find someone who will give money for their production, they plan to rob a bank in order to obtain the money for their picture.
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Jackson Idrian Gallego
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Based on a true story, a group of 147 overworked and underpaid Colombian soldiers find the treasure they didn't seek; $46 million. The film is a surreal black comedy and follows 4 of the 147 soldiers who were part of the anti-guerrilla "Destroyer" battalion, and tells of their story leading up to and after finding the money. The soldiers decide to divide the money between themselves instead of giving the money to the Colombian government. The soldiers don't have food, water or toilet paper, but instead use their bags full of money as pillows. As the soldiers are recalled and taken back into civilization, they start to use their money for bad things, spending it on brothels, alcohol and prostitutes. The discovery the soldiers made changed their lives. They no longer live in poverty and now are capable of achieving their dreams. Now they hope to return to civilization and make their dreams come true. Written by
I have seen the movie, and found it very interesting. It is quite well done, and sound is very good. Usually sound in Colombian movies is very poor, but this movie shows the improvement we have had in this area.
It is worthless to say that the this movie was based upon an actual situation that happened in Colombia a few years ago.
As one of the commenter told previously, the story within the movie moves very fast and by the end of it, you feel you were not in the cinema for more than 10 minutes. This is good. This is an indicator for a very good movie, in which you feel not the time going by but it also indicates that the Director should have add a few more minutes to get deep within the characters personalities -which is a minus of this production- characters are shown very briefly.
I have scored with 8, more thinking in the enormous work that would have been the production of this movie, rather than how deeply it is.
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