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The Hidden Face (2011)

La cara oculta (original title)
A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.

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(as Andi Baiz)

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Adrián
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Fabiana
María Soledad Rodríguez ...
Mesera
Jose Luis Garcia ...
Novio Pelea (as José Luis García)
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Veronica
Humberto Dorado ...
Tito
Julio Pachón ...
Buitrago
Juan Alfonso Baptista ...
Ramírez (as Juan A. Baptista)
Marcela Benjumea ...
Forense (as Marcela Bejumea)
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Belén
Alexandra Stewart ...
Emma
Mozad ...
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A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.

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Hay puertas que nunca deberían abrirse


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Rated R for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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16 September 2011 (Spain)  »

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Bunker  »

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$2,600,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

(00:57:46) The Swastika symbol on the Nazi uniform arm ribbon in the closet is inverted. See more »

Connections

Remade as Murder 3 (2013) See more »

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So-so at first, then a little gem.
8 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

LA CARA OCULTA starts out mediocre, with dialogue that seems cranked out by a ten year old without much imagination -- "Hi, how are you? Good and you? Good, thank you. Would you like something to drink? Yes..." And so on. TV soaps have better dialogue.

Quim Gutierrez' performance is at best lacking. He has two facial expressions that actually look very similar. And Martina Garcia reminds me of Jessica Alba in terms of her looks and her bare minimum acting skills.

I thought the movie might be a bust until, half way through the film, Clara Lagos shows up and the movie becomes a heart-pounding thriller with top notch acting and a series of fascinating and very creepy twists.

My advice: stay through the first so-so hour and you won't be able to turn it off.

And yes, Quim Gutierrez should have rehearsed the role of an orchestra conductor better and...

DO NOT WATCH THE TRAILER!


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