No Rest for the Wicked (2011)
"No habrá paz para los malvados" (original title)

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A thriller based on the 2004 terrorist bombing in Madrid.police ineptitude prior to Madrid's 2004 terrorist bombing.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Santos Trinidad
Rodolfo Sancho ...
Helena Miquel ...
Juanjo Artero ...
Pedro Mari Sánchez ...
Ontiveros (as Pedro Maria Sánchez)
Nadia Casado ...
Augusto Lora (as Juan Pablo Shuck)
Eduard Farelo ...
Karim El-Kerem ...
Joven Guapo
Abdelali El Aziz ...
Ceutí (as Abdel Ali El Aziz)
Nasser Saleh ...
Muchacho Árabe
Héctor Claramunt ...
Tipo Rubio
Said El Mouden ...
Tipo Recio
Walter Gamberini ...
Don Pedro Vargas


The police inspector Santos Trinidad gets involved in a triple murder but there is a witness that manages to escape and could incriminate him. Santos begins an investigation to find and eliminate him. Meanwhile, Judge Chacon, who is investigating the triple murder, goes on looking for the murderer but what seems a simple case of drugs actually is something far more dangerous. Written by BliZZarrO

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23 September 2011 (Spain)  »

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Nie zazna spokoju, kto przeklety  »

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Dark and compelling Spanish thriller.
11 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

Why can't America make movies like this? This is another fine foreign mystery/thriller that, unlike American films, doesn't follow a simple formula and takes time to build the mood and develop characters.This is a much more effective method of building tension, rather than just going for the easy money shots constantly.

Reviewers who can't follow the plot or who think there are a lot of unanswered questions, must not be very good at inference, since the entire movie ties up pretty much perfectly if you think about it, and I like movies that require a bit of thought.

About the only criticism I have of this movie is a general one, and that is that this movie, like so many other very well-made films nowadays, is really immersed in the dark side of life. This is likely a reflection of our times, but every now and then, I would like to see a really well-made realistic but less morally ambiguous film, something tilted a bit more towards the light than the dark.

Other than that, once you start watching this film, you just can't stop. It is really brilliant, compelling and original.

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