MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,410 this week

Dark Impulse (2011)
"Lo mejor de Eva" (original title)

5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 327 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 6 critic

Eva, a judge with a great future, has for years given exclusively to his profession. Believes strongly in justice and not willing to make concessions, wherever they come from. One day it's ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 735 titles
created 15 Feb 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 05 Jan 2013
 
a list of 207 titles
created 04 Mar 2013
 
a list of 182 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Dark Impulse" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dark Impulse (2011)

Dark Impulse (2011) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dark Impulse.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A drama about a boy who lives in a bubble because of a rare brain disease.

Director: Santi Amodeo
Stars: Manuel Alexandre, Juan José Ballesta, Reyes Bergali
The Outlaw (2010)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A chronicle of the life of Lope de Vega, the Spanish playwright who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of theater.

Director: Andrucha Waddington
Stars: Alberto Ammann, Leonor Watling, Pilar López de Ayala
If I Were You (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.

Director: Joan Carr-Wiggin
Stars: Marcia Gay Harden, Leonor Watling, Joseph Kell
The Good Boy (2005)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Daniel Cebrián
Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Álex González, Eva Marciel
Invader (2012)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

After almost getting killed in a terrorist attack during an international mission, Pablo, a Spanish military doctor returns home to heal his wounds with his family. Soon Pablo starts ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Calparsoro
Stars: Alberto Ammann, Antonio de la Torre, Karra Elejalde
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

It tells the story of Nacho, a veterinarian, who confronts the women who have meant something in his life. Before him appear his lover, his mother, his psychologist, his partner, his ... See full summary »

Director: Mariano Barroso
Stars: Eduard Fernández, Lucía Quintana, Michelle Jenner
Unconscious (2004)
Comedy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A Freudian comedy set in Barcelona, 1913, that playfully questions sexual taboos through a Sherlock Holmes-style investigation.,

Director: Joaquín Oristrell
Stars: Leonor Watling, Luis Tosar, Àlex Brendemühl
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Juan Cavestany
Stars: Alberto San Juan, Javier Gutiérrez, Francesc Garrido
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In Madrid, a petty thief who cannot adjust to life outside of jail puts together a theater troupe her friends -- a prostitute, a gypsy, and a Colombian immigrant -- in an attempt to make a go at a relatively straight life.

Director: Belén Macías
Stars: Candela Peña, Verónica Echegui, Ana Wagener
La señora (2008–2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Adriana Ugarte, Rodolfo Sancho, Roberto Enríquez
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Scorpion in Love is an urban fable that tells us the story of Julián, a young man who with his best friend Luis participates actively in a group of violent neonazis leaded by a fanatic man ... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Zannou
Stars: Álex González, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Carlos Bardem
Habitaciones cerradas (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Drama
Stars: Bruno Sevilla, Rosa Boladeras, Marc Cartes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Eva
...
Rocco
...
Berta
...
Marta
Helio Pedregal ...
Peña
Josean Bengoetxea ...
Iñaki
José Luis Torrijo ...
Carmelo
Isabel Mata ...
Carmen
Polina Kiryanova ...
Imanol Pagazaurtundua ...
Hijo Peña (as Imanol Pagazaurtundúa)
Lorena Vindel ...
Wendy
Alberto Rubio ...
Carlos
Rodrigo Poisón ...
Javi
Nando González ...
Nando
Ramón Sáez ...
Operario Mudanza
Edit

Storyline

Eva, a judge with a great future, has for years given exclusively to his profession. Believes strongly in justice and not willing to make concessions, wherever they come from. One day it's up to instruct the murder of a stripper. And she appears before a witness in the case, the victim's boyfriend, Rocco, a caring and friendly gigolo who is willing to help. In return, Eve will have to give some clues of his own identity. But the inner life of Eva is a mystery, a safe that nobody knows how.Nadie except Rocco, a gigolo who specializes in women elusive and solitary. Written by lament

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

gigolo | female nudity | sex scene | See All (3) »

Genres:

Thriller

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 February 2012 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Dark Impulse  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

El lugar
Written and Performed by Nando González
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Exciting and interesting drama/triller about a respected judge investigating a strange killing
11 September 2013 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

This is a highly suspenseful and cerebral thriller , filled with twists and turns . Eva (Leonor Watling) , a young judge with great future , is totally dedicated her job . Lone Eva usually goes jogging and his only relationship is her sister Marta (Adriana Ugarte) . One day is assigned to investigate a killing , a striptease dancer , as the main suspect is a powerful and wealthy man called Peña (Pedregal) , being detained and imprisoned by Eva . Later on , there appears a witness , the victim's boyfriend , a gigolo named Rocco (Miguel Angel Silvestre) . Eva then becomes involved into a sexual relation to Rocco.

The film contains intense drama , thrills , plot twists and , adding tense sequences especially in its final part in an unexpected denouement . Leonor Watling at her best , she steals the show as a professional judge who falls in love with fateful consequences . The picture relies heavily on the relationship between Judge/Leonor Watling and Gigolo/Miguel Angel Silvestre , containing a lot of sexual scenes among them . In spite of it , the movie results to be better than average , being surprisingly good and compellingly realized . The original as well as entertaining idea about a rigid judge becomes involved into a dark passion is overspread throughout the movie , but not completely satisfactory , including conventional pitfalls . The motion picture is pretty well , although sometimes stagy and packs some turns ; however is entertaining for continuous suspense . Colorful and appropriate cinematography , it is finely photographed by cameraman David Omedes , filmed in Valencia and Madrid . Suspenseful as well as stirring musical score by Arnau Bataller . The motion picture was professionally directed by Mariano Barroso . He has directed various films with similar players and with moderated success such as ¨My soul brother¨ at his best , ¨Extasis¨ with Javier Bardem , ¨Kasbah¨ with Ernest Alterio and Jose Sancho and ¨Ants in mouth¨ with Eduard Fernandez . Rating : 6,5 . The movie will appeal to Leonor Watling and Miguel Angel Silvestre fans . It's an entertaining film but some moments being slow moving .


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Dark Impulse (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?