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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

Don 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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One Day
Written by Melody Gardot
Performed by Melody Gardot
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A surprisingly great film!
11 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was invited to a private screening of "La Linea" here in Los Angeles, but really didn't know what to expect. I have to say though that I really thought the film was something special, it reminded why I love independent film so much. From the intelligent, refreshing plot, layered and interesting characters,to the beautiful cinematography (reminiscent of Traffic, Man on Fire, etc). I also thought the music was really cool in the film (will have to check out who did it). I just think La Linea delivered on all fronts, and truly deserves all the accolades and attention I feel it will receive.

Im looking forward to seeing it again when it comes out.


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