In 1994, Mexico's ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered. Nobody knows who's behind this event, it all points to a conspiracy. Andrés Vázquez, an intelligence expert, is commissioned to lead a secret investigation.
José María Yazpik,
Daniel Giménez Cacho,
Kate del Castillo
Mauro Hernandez, a young preventive policeman, gets involved in a coke deal, and when problems arise, gives his gun away to cover the deal. Things get out of control when the media gets ... See full summary »
Agent Jesus Juarez (aka Chucho) has always played the Devil in his town's Nativity Play. This Christmas, when the new pastor of the church recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil.
Character study in the form of police action drama
Giving a favour, expecting a favour.
A policeman who believes in his job and wants to carry it out with integrity, faces a massive enemy which is corruption in the police. His partner, his boss are all on the take from drug lords which they are employed to fight.
His life story and struggles join the paths of an impressionable kid who aspires to becomes a boxer as well as a kidnapped actor who tries to stay alive whilst the bargaining for his life goes on.
Well jointed, visceral with plenty of rawness this gem of a police action film is fast paced that unearths emotion but ultimately remains a study about principle, trust and corruption, displaying the fight of a simple man against a Lernaean hydra.
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