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A depressed former champion awakes. He's tired, a bit out of shape, and his conscience is draining him. His career in the ring ended abruptly when he killed his rival with a single ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Juan Palomino ...
Marcos
Sergio Boris ...
Huguito
Luis Aranosky ...
Café con Leche
Luis Ziembrowski ...
Oficial Fridman
Hugo Quiril ...
Teniente Coronel Varela
Vic Cicuta ...
Motoquero #2
Leandro De la Torre
Nicolás Galvagno ...
Rocco Dominguez
Valentín Javier Diment ...
Entrenador
Sebastián Mogordoy ...
Noriega
Alex Schmidt ...
Gringo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Divano ...
Motoquero #1
Germán Magariños ...
Albañil
José Luis Salguero ...
Bombilla
Pedro Damiano Yepes Sendra ...
Cartonero Guapeton
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A depressed former champion awakes. He's tired, a bit out of shape, and his conscience is draining him. His career in the ring ended abruptly when he killed his rival with a single devastating punch. That's why Marcos Wainsberg, the Inca of the Sinai, wants to quit fighting. But today is not the day to be thinking about that. Today his ex-girlfriend will come, in peace. Today is a good day. But the doorbell rings and the person at the other side is his black sheep cousin, Huguito. Today can be one of those days when everything changes. The only thing that is left to know is whether it will be for the better... Written by Breaking Glass Pictures

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Argentina visits Peckinpah
29 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Diablo is an Argentine film, Spanish language, but the film is subtitled (and pretty accurately as far as subtitles go). Read the IMDb synopsis for the storyline as I'll simply address the film's quality and emotional content.

Technically everything is above par considering the film is low budget, great camera-work, set design, makeup, etc. The film also shines where stunt-work is concerned, next to acting caliber little exposes this type of film's lack of budget than it's ability to pull off fights, gunfire, etc. and while Diablo is certainly not an action film per se, it does quite well staging what action is necessary to tell it's story.

I have to say I've seen many, many contemporary independent films that attempt to weave together the elements usually associated with the crime genre, and the results are all too often convoluted and dull. Because technical expertise in filmaking is not lacking these days, filmmakers have it in spades, but storytelling ability and screen presence? Those are the qualities not always present in many genre films IMHO. Fortunately Diablo has no such problem, direction and writing are extremely tight and along with the excellent performances are what make this film fly.

Diablo is a violent, crude, and gritty film filled with black humor and completely void of pretty faced actors, not for the faint hearted or those with a semblance of normalcy. That I usually loathe the nihilistic tone in many of today's films yet recommend this speaks to the film's ability to engage. My guess is the filmmakers might cite Tarentino as an influence, yet Diablo's dialog and use of humor does not draw attention to itself in the same way Tarentino's work does. This film is not a masterpiece of cinema but the direction, writing, Juan Palomino's lead performance, and the film's characters are entirely interesting and unique. Highly recommended.


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