MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,133 this week

Carancho (2010)

6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 4,451 users   Metascore: 66/100
Reviews: 15 user | 75 critic | 15 from Metacritic.com

In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 14 Jan 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 16 May 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Carancho" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Carancho (2010)

Carancho (2010) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Carancho.
5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Aura (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime.

Director: Fabián Bielinsky
Stars: Ricardo Darín, Manuel Rodal, Dolores Fonzi
Revanche (2008)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable.

Director: Götz Spielmann
Stars: Johannes Krisch, Irina Potapenko, Andreas Lust
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail.

Director: Fred Cavayé
Stars: Vincent Lindon, Diane Kruger, Lancelot Roch
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store. Roberto collects bizarre worldwide news in an album as a hobby and his acquaintance Mari ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastián Borensztein
Stars: Ricardo Darín, Muriel Santa Ana, Ignacio Huang
Lion's Den (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An incarcerated woman struggles to raise her son from prison.

Director: Pablo Trapero
Stars: Martina Gusman, Elli Medeiros, Rodrigo Santoro
Read My Lips (2001)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.

Director: Jacques Audiard
Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Devos, Olivier Gourmet
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent man responsible for laundry of dirty money in France. Zimmer had extensive plastic ... See full summary »

Director: Jérôme Salle
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Yvan Attal, Sami Frey
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A comedy centered on eight men in their 40s, all with identity crises.

Director: Cesc Gay
Stars: Javier Cámara, Ricardo Darín, Eduard Fernández
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: José Luis Cuerda
Stars: Ricardo Darín, Irène Jacob, Bebe
Heaven I (2002)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.

Director: Tom Tykwer
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A romantic comedy about a neurotic girl who makes a vow of solitude after getting dumped.

Directors: Martín Carranza, Victoria Galardi
Stars: Inés Efron, Nicolás Pauls, Fabián Vena
La señal (2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

During the last days of Eva Peron, a pair of low-ranking detectives are thrust into a case of corruption involving the Mafia.

Directors: Ricardo Darín, Martin Hodara
Stars: Ricardo Darín, Diego Peretti, Julieta Díaz
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sosa
...
Luján
Carlos Weber ...
El Perro
José Luis Arias ...
Casal
Fabio Ronzano ...
Pico
Loren Acuña ...
Mariana
Gabriel Almirón ...
Munoz
José Manuel Espeche ...
Garrido
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francisco Acosta ...
Pacheco
Carlos Cardozo
Cristian De Asis
Federico Esquerro ...
Administrativo
Alejandro Fadel
Pablo Galarza
Gabriel Patricio Jimenez
Edit

Storyline

In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public hospitals and the police stations in search of potential clients. Luján is a young doctor recently arrived from the provinces. Their love story kicks off one night when Luján and Sosa meet in the street. She's trying to save a man's life; he wants him on his client portfolio. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

11 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Abutre  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$15,810 (USA) (11 February 2011)

Gross:

$85,363 (USA) (3 June 2011)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Argentina's official submission for the 83rd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film category. See more »

Soundtracks

Orugas
Written by Alberto Troglio / Germán Daffunchio / Guelbert / Tomás Sussmann / Alejandro Sokol
Performed by Las Pelotas
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dark, moody film, superbly produced.
4 November 2010 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

This movie is as perfect as any contemporary movie can be perfect nowadays. The uncompromising plot shows the very somber underside of the insurance business in all its corruption, corruption found in any other big business, as we are getting to know more and more every day just by reading the world news.

They show it really as mafia business.

Corrupt lawyers, corrupt police, corrupt doctors. Everybody and his grandmother is corrupt!! A very dark, very stark movie.

Quite-quite depressing to watch, but so very well done that it grabs you from the very beginning and doesn't let go. Road traffic in the big, polluted city, is the major protagonist, the core of the story, and it is pack and parcel of many outdoor scenes where the interminable string of vehicles running with their noise and pollution are a permanent reminder that every few minutes, inevitably, some accident will occur.

The music is so perfect following the story that just now I realize that there must have been music, because I don't remember any!!

The traffic accident victims, their pain, their waiting for an ambulance lying on the bare cement of the street, maybe with broken bones, in awful pain, any minute of waiting time an atrocious agony, and the ambulance taking forever to arrive..., to me those were intolerable scenes because I was a victim of accidents too and the whole nightmarish thing came back to my mind.

All the hospital scenes were PERFECT.

And the dismal public hospitals, with stained doors (dirt), lack of supplies, lack of doctors and nurses...,and the few available (for too many patients), dead tired without sleep due to so much overwork and underpaid.

No wonder then, that they could make horrible mistakes! It couldn't be more depressing. Maybe it's my problem, but I prefer to see a comedy nowadays.

The length of this movie is PERFECT, not a minute too long, not a minute too short. The editing and the camera work just couldn't be better. All the actors sheer perfection too.

Only one question bothers me when it comes to script logic. At the very end, who was driving the white pick up? Because as far as I understood, Darin's character didn't have reliable friends to count on. It's the only flaw that I could notice in the whole movie. Excellent, a truly excellent film.


8 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
To be remade in the US? Seeing is believing mcelesia-1
¿Qué pasó? donastorre
Continuous shot? jatorres
US Release Date? thornhill54
Soundtrack felipeastavares
London Film Festival rharsin-1
Discuss Carancho (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?