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La Linea - The Line (2009)

La linea (original title)
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The unstable new kingpin of a Tijuana drug cartel is targeted by an assassin for elimination.

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The story centers around veteran assassin Mark Shields as he tracks down, Pelon, the elusive head of the Salazar Crime Cartel. Through twists of fate, Shields ends up with a local woman, Olivia who is also fighting her own demons for the sake of her daughter. Set in the rich and atmospheric backdrop of Tijuana, Mexico, La Linea (The Line) is full of action, drama and finds its soul in the plight of the characters that inhabit the most dangerous city in North America. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, sexual material, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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22 December 2011 (South Korea)  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Don 'The Dragon' Wilson was originally cast to star in the role of Ray Liotta. Wilson's role was entirely rewritten for Liotta, eliminating any martial arts content. Wilson cites losing the role as part of the reason for his five year hiatus from filmmaking. See more »

Quotes

Javier Salazar: Do nothing... If you want it shut down the fundamental flaw system... all you gotta do is step out of it's way... and it'll shut itself down. Nature has a way of correcting itself.
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Love Me like A River Does
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Amazing. Just amazing.
11 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If there's anything I love more than a truly well-crafted movie, it is finding one by accident. This is a remarkable piece of art on every level, from casting and script to score, acting and cinematography.

This flick left Traffic in the dust and truly gave Liotta the kind of vehicle he deserves. There are half a dozen other great performances as well. Reading anything other than a great review simply amplifies the mystery of diverse taste. I so don't understand how anybody could not enjoy La linea. I'm buying this movie in multiple copies and giving them as gifts.

Moreover, the script even contains elements of Mexican surrealism, but without taking the plot into fantasy. I'm going to have to look into the screenwriter and the director because they got this one right. Well done. Marvillosa.


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