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Dog Eat Dog (2008)
"Perro come perro" (original title)

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In the crime world of Colombia, there is an unwritten code. When Víctor and Eusebio, two hoods who bungle a shake-down job, break that code, they unwittingly sign their own death sentence.

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Silvio Sierra
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El Orejón
Andres Toro ...
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Paulina Rivas ...
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Diego Quijano ...
Don Pablo
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Dominguez
Rodrigo Vélez ...
Torres
Hector Mejia ...
Mellizos
Harold Devasten ...
William Medina
Guillermo Piedrahita ...
Don Omar
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Muchacha
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In the crime world of Colombia, there is an unwritten code. When Víctor and Eusebio, two hoods who bungle a shake-down job, break that code, they unwittingly sign their own death sentence.

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$80 (USA) (23 January 2009)
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Terrific portrait of Cali's underworld
16 April 2008 | by (Colombia) – See all my reviews

This is an accurate while though portrait of crime underworld in Cali (second biggest Colombian city), plenty of a dark sense of humor and local culture elements such as witchery, drug traffic, poverty, and a very interesting atmosphere of salsa and African American music.

It is remarkable the photography direction, specially the coloring and texture of all movie, which emphasizes the feeling of permanent heat (Cali is a tropical place). Oh, and the FX work is very convincing. If you have a lot of gunshots, you will need a lot of fake blood, right? Well, in this film every gun fire sequence is very well played without making you get out of focus of main plot.

Main characters are played in a very convincing way with a very local taste, but in the end of the film you get the feeling of having witnessed events that could happen at the darkest corners of any city in the world.


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