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The Squad (2011)
"El páramo" (original title)

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After losing contact with a military base, a high mountain unit is sent to investigate. Upon arrival, they find only a woman in chains. Isolation and the impossibility of escape serve to undermine the soldiers' judgment.

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Juan Pablo Barragán ...
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Mauricio Navas ...
Teniente
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Ramos
Andrés Castañeda ...
Sargento
Nelson Camayo ...
Fiquitiva
Julio César Valencia ...
Robledo
Andres Torres ...
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Mateo Stevel ...
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Daniela Catz ...
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After losing contact with a military base, a high mountain unit is sent to investigate. Upon arrival, they find only a woman in chains. Isolation and the impossibility of escape serve to undermine the soldiers' judgment.

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Something is out there.

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Horror | Thriller

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7 October 2011 (Colombia)  »

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Az osztag  »

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$1,300,000 (estimated)
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26 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

Another reviewer here stated some interesting points. I do agree with most of his arguments, but I don't think the movie is as bad as he makes it to be. That doesn't mean I think it's really good, but I do think the director was going for the right thing. Fear and isolation can make people go crazy.

Of course the idea is anything but new and there have been quite a few movies with similar themes. While this is well played, there is something missing to help the viewer along the ride. Something that will even the field and make even some of the clichés look good. As it is, it is just decent (maybe you won't even think as much of it, as proved by other reviews). Suspense is high enough and though you can guess most turns and events, it is still enjoyable enough.


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