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El Narco (2010)
"El infierno" (original title)

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Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an... See full summary »

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Benny García
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Don José Reyes
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Doña Mari Reyes
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La Cuñada
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Capitán Ramírez
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El Huasteco
Salvador Sánchez ...
El Padrino
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Mamá García
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El Sobrino (as Kristian Ferrer)
Dagoberto Gama ...
El Sargento
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El J.R.
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Emilio Guerrero ...
El Alcalde
Silverio Palacios ...
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Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and fun. But very soon he'll discovers that criminal life does not always keeps his promises. Epic black comedy about the world of Mafia and organized crime, HELL helps us to understand what everybody is asking: What is happening in Mexico today? Written by El Cochiloco

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Mexico 2010, El Infierno... Nada que celebrar

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Rated NC-17 for some graphic violence and explicit sexual content | See all certifications »

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Best Mexican movie of the year
13 September 2010 | by (Mexico City, Mexico) – See all my reviews

Estrada's "El infierno" is a must see movie. Estrada has come back again in force from La "Ley de Herodes" (Herod's Law). In that movie, Estrada made a well depicted view of Mexican society in the late 1990s and we couldn't get worse back then. How wrong we were: It has. The satire portrayed in El Infierno shows how we are really at the gates of hell in a civil war that nobody wants to see or acknowledge. The movie has spectacular shots of the San Luis Potosi Desert that serve as a framework to develop all the memorable characters in the film, like Damian Alcázar Benny that transforms itself from a naive character to a ruthless hit man; or Joaquín Cosío (Cochiloco) both salvage and family man. Even with the pessimistic mood and end message of the film, it is commendable that has been partially financed by public funds and that is having a well-deserved attendance in commercial theaters. Highly recommended.


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