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The Mudboy (2007)

El niño de barro (original title)
Police try to hunt down a serial killer in 1912 Buenos Aires.

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Estela
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Comisario Petrie
Chete Lera ...
Doctor Soria
Abel Ayala ...
Cayetano
Roly Serrano ...
Blas (as Rolly Serrano)
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Luana Lupoff
Oscar Alegre ...
Valentín
Gabriel Atum ...
Músico 2
Emilio Bardi ...
Fiore Godino
Rodrigo Barrena ...
Policía Civil
Carla Benítez ...
Doble de Laura Lupoff
Daniel Benítez ...
Doble de Arturo Larrondo
Arturo Berrnet ...
Niño calesita
Kelena Bojko ...
Nena que entierran
César Bordón ...
Octavio
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Police try to hunt down a serial killer in 1912 Buenos Aires.

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Argentinian child murderer
8 February 2008 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a series of murders based on the real case of "el Petiso Orejudo" in Argentina in the early part of the 20th century. It's filmed from the point of view of another child, who has the visions of the murders. Or is he the real killer? Maribel Verdu is understated in her portrayal of a poor woman in a chauvinistic society trying to cope with a jealous lover and son who's claims are suspicious to say the least. Abel Ayala is excellent in his role as a pathetic kid born into misery and poverty.

On the whole a fine film, good actors and an interesting story, well directed make for a good watch as the story develops to it's tragic end.


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