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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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Alonso Torres (written by) &
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Release Date:
18 April 2008 (Colombia) See more »
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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Terrific portrait of Cali's underworld See more (15 total) »


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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
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
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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13 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Terrific portrait of Cali's underworld, 16 April 2008
Author: apoloduvalis from Colombia

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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