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The One-Handed Trick (2008)
"El truco del manco" (original title)

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El Langui ...
Cuajo (as Juan Manuel Montilla 'Langui')
Ovono Candela ...
Adolfo
Javier I. Bustamante ...
Chacho (as Javier Iglesias 'Gordo')
Elio Toffana ...
Galleta
Mala Rodríguez ...
Tsunami
Juan Navarro ...
Marquitos
Joaquín Mbomio ...
Moisés
Fanny Gatibelza ...
Cristina
Alicia Orozco ...
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Abdelali El Aziz ...
Mohamed
Soufianne Ouaarab ...
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Amadou Mactar ...
Gurú
Francesc Garrido ...
Policia Secreta
Diego Carrasco ...
Jesús
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Music by Woulfrank Zannou
Lyrics by El Langui (as Juan Manuel Montilla)
Performed by El Langui (as Juan Manuel Montilla 'Langui')
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Powerful, depressing
14 September 2009 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a strong drama set in a Barcelona tourists and probably many residents of that city never see. It takes place in and around a public housing project inhabited by Arabs, Africans, and Gypsies. The central character is a young handicapped man entranced by rap music. His best friend is an African who has a difficult relationship with the father he lives with, along with a persistent drug problem. Both of these people make their living through petty crime, but decide they will now hustle toward a goal: opening a rap music studio. Through trial and error, they almost do so, only to see their dream studio literally go up in smoke when they are falsely suspected by a local gangster of having robbed him. This film is a powerful, downbeat depiction of people who survive--but barely.


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