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Carancho (2010)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 11 February 2011 (USA)
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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 »

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Sosa
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El Perro
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Casal
Fabio Ronzano ...
Pico
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Mariana
Gabriel Almirón ...
Munoz
José Manuel Espeche ...
Garrido
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Cristian De Asis
Federico Esquerro ...
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Alejandro Fadel
Pablo Galarza
Gabriel Patricio Jimenez
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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

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

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$85,363 (USA) (3 June 2011)
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Extraordinary film!
5 October 2010 | by (Paraguay) – See all my reviews

I consider Ricardo Darin is one of the best actors in the world. Period. He has been approached to become a "hollywood star" "a la Banderas and Bardem", but refused to. He is very OK in his native Argentina, and has been in four movies during five years. Trapero is a top-notch scriptwriter and director. Notwithstanding the emotional anxiety or even repulsion that the story itself and some scenes may convey, this is a phenomenal work of art film, cinematography, acting, direction, design and clothing. The romance between these two souls (one, dishonest, the other, weird and low self-esteem)is believable, and adds some suppleness to an otherwise very twisted and somewhat creepy story.


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