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Dog Eat Dog -- 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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Director:
Writers:
Alonso Torres (written by) &
Carlos Moreno (written by)
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Release Date:
18 April 2008 (Colombia) See more »
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Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
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9 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Colombia made a hell of a good movie! See more (14 total) »

Cast

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Marlon Moreno ... Victor Peñaranda
Óscar Borda ... Eusebio Benitez
Álvaro Rodríguez ... Silvio Sierra
Blas Jaramillo ... El Orejón
Andres Toro ... Zabala (as Andrés Toro)
Julian Caicedo ... Portero
Hansel Camacho ... Don Pascual
Paulina Rivas ... La bruja Iris
Diego Quijano ... Don Pablo
Luis Ariel Martinez ... Dominguez
Rodrigo Vélez ... Torres
Hector Mejia ... Mellizos
Harold Devasten ... William Medina
Guillermo Piedrahita ... Don Omar
Gianina Arana ... Muchacha
Jorge Zuniga ... Sacerdote Cementerio
Andres Echeverry ... Hombre demencial
Andrés Parra ... Hombre Demencial (voice)
Martha Marquez ... Gloria (voice)
Pepe Gonzalez ... Locutor Radio (voice)
Andrés Castrillón ... Don Omar's Colleague
Carmenza Arbelaez ... Doña Teresa
Nicolas Izquierdo ... Pipe
Marleyda Soto ... Medina's Widow

John Alex Castillo ... Veterinarian
Santiago Londoño ... Man with Notebook
Esteban Patiño ... Cucaracho
Carlos Velásquez ... Escolta
Arturo Astorquiza ... Escolta
Martin Ospina ... Escolta
Fernando Ramirez ... Escolta
Diego Burgos ... Mendigo

Directed by
Carlos Moreno 
 
Writing credits
Alonso Torres (written by) &
Carlos Moreno (written by)

Produced by
Mauricio Aristizábal .... associate producer
Carolina Barrera .... executive producer
Rodrigo Guerrero .... executive producer
Wilson Gómez .... associate producer
Jorge Navas .... associate producer
Diego F. Ramírez .... executive producer
Diego F. Ramírez .... producer
Tulio Restrepo .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Sultana 
 
Cinematography by
Juan Carlos Gil (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Felipe Guerrero 
Carlos Moreno 
Santiago Palau  (as Santiago Palau Mera)
 
Art Direction by
Jaime Luna 
 
Costume Design by
Luz Helena Cardenas 
 
Makeup Department
Lorena Carrillo .... makeup artist
Claudia Victoria .... special effects makeup
 
Production Management
Jhonny Hendrix .... production manager (as Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Diana Kuellar .... assistant director
Oscar Ruíz .... assistant director (as Oscar Ruiz Navala)
 
Art Department
Wilmer Javier Garcia .... assistant art director
Sergio Osorio .... art producer
 
Sound Department
Miller Castro .... boom operator
Daniel Garces Najar El Gato .... sound editor
Germán Daniel León .... sound designer
Germán Daniel León .... sound editor
Carlos Lopera .... sound mixer (as Carlos 'Chubby' Lopera)
Mauricio López .... sound
José Hernán Valenzuela .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Alejandro Vázquez .... special effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andres Jimenez .... steadicam assistant
Diego Jiménez .... camera & steadicam operator
Alexander Lara .... key grip
Diego Pamplona .... gaffer
Juan Agustín Ríos .... first assistant camera
Juan Carlos Ríos .... second assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
John Casas .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Superlitio .... main title theme by
 
Other crew
Andrés Buitrago .... script supervisor
D.R. Farquharson .... project manager: efilm
Joaquim Jordà .... script consultant (as Joaquín Jordà)
Fabio Posada .... researcher
 
Thanks
Blas Jaramillo .... in memory of
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Perro come perro" - Colombia (original title)
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106 min
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Colombia's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category.See more »

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Colombia made a hell of a good movie!, 24 October 2014
Author: alshwenbear1 from United States

A few hours ago, I was talking with two female acquaintances about violence in movies, and how difficult it is for them to cope with this issue.

Truthfully, after watching this film, I felt some of the emotions and feelings they described,why? the violence in "Dog Eat Dog" is intense but I am not talking about the physical violence, I am not talking about the blood and gore, but the mental and psychological turbulence that the characters have to endure, and with them, us the viewers. It is like watching Reservoir Dogs for the first time, but darker,with elements of black magic, that can be understand by the Latin culture, in a different way than Hollywood standards.

Because of the atmosphere created in this mentally- violent story, I felt proud of understanding two languages,because even though I am not from Colombia, I was able to sync with the angst and desperation of these bad guys, even though I found them despicable, all of them! each in a different way. And still I found myself wishing for the bad guy, (as I did for Bruce Willis in "Pulp Fiction") to find his way out of the mud.

I did not find comedy in this movie, "Sierra" is not funny in any way, he is just the classic bully, sarcastic and brutal with a smile on his face. As a crime story it fills with meanness, nastiness and despair, and unlike "Bummer" (2003) , there is no, loyalty or camaraderie, or honor, it is a cold world where money means everything to the extent of chopping another human being into pieces.

I found it even "Hitchcock style" building up, getting into your nerves and making you feel the heat of their city, and like in 'The Plague Dogs" (1982), you feel like all hope should be abandoned and discarded.

As I have said in my reviews, I have seen it all and hardly get impressed by a movie, unless it's one of those rare gems as "Cold Blooded" (2012) or this time "Perro come perro".

I really recommend this one, but if you are not really into movies as a form of art, better stick yourself to "Transformers" or "I Frankenstein'" or "Sin City" because they are easy to digest and comprehend, I said this because I think you may be really unhappy not catching up about who was "Adela", that is easily identified in the movie "...vos como te llamas?" The rest is to put two and two together.

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