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El niño de barro (2007)

Police try to hunt down a serial killer in 1912 Buenos Aires.

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Doctor Soria
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Police try to hunt down a serial killer in 1912 Buenos Aires.

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Children can also be evil...
20 May 2007 | by (Madrid-Mexico) – See all my reviews

An eight year old Argentinian shook his country in 1904 after trying to murder a 21 month old out of pure cruelty. He would eventually murder four other children after trying to kill seven more. This movie is his story, a story of marginalization, abject poverty, abuse, diseases and neglect about a retarded boy who was systematically abused by the society he lived in and who lost any capacity to feel or judge his own acts. Still, the director chose a different viewpoint to tell his story, by telling about one of his victims, another boy, who feels a special domination link to his attacker.

OK, this is the summary. Now, can anybody tell me how can it have a 5.3 and several votes, from 1! to 10!, if it has not been released by now (May 20th 2007)??? Let's be serious, if we intend to keep this forum as a guide for other moviegoers...


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