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Director:
Writers:
Alberto Rodríguez (story)
Rafael Cobos (screenplay)
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Release Date:
4 April 2012 (Spain) See more »
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A police unit formed by four members is assigned to clean Sevilla about to celebrate the 1992 Universal Expo See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Inmaculada Alcántara ... Mujer Mateo (as Inma Alcántara)
Andrés Blanco ... Policía Uniformado 3
Javier Berger ... Yonki Churrería
Manuel Bernal ... Policía Uniformado 2
Jacinto Bobo ... Hermano Joven Chalet
Edu Bulnes ... Cura
Adelfa Calvo ... Señora Mayor
Jesús Carroza ... Yonki Candelaria

Mario Casas ... Ángel
Pedro Cervantes ... Eulogio
Inma Cuesta ... Elena
Antonio José Fernández ... Travesti
Juan Carlos de Borbón ... Himself (archive footage)
Óscar Fernández ... Yonki 2 Canal
Simón Ferrero ... Instructor Policía
Lucía Guerrero ... Lucía
Antonio Gómiz ... Tipo Piso Redada
Juan Jesús González ... Novio Travesti
Gloria de Jesús ... Señora Mayor 2
Diana Lázaro ... Marisa, Diario Sur
Alberto López ... Yonki Pelirrojo
Pablo López ... Tipo Pelea
Luis Martínez ... Yonki Soplo
José Maldonado ... Detenido 1
Carolina Montoya ... Chica Pendientes
Paqui Montoya ... Auxiliar de Enfermería
Daniel Morilla ... Compañero Tomás
Joaquín Núñez ... Mateo
Carlos Olalla ... Don Julián
Elías Pelayo ... Tomás
Daniel Pinelo ... Enfermero Ambulancia
Adrián Pino ... Preso
José Manuel Poga ... Miguel
Iván Ramos ... Yonki 1 Canal (as Iván Ramos 'el Pumu')
Rafael Puerto ... Joven Chalet
Mercedes Reyes ... Carmela
José Miguel Rodríguez ... Forense
Antonio Salazar ... Magistrado
Alfonso Sánchez ... Amador
Ángela Sánchez Barroso ... Caperucita
Estefanía de los Santos ... La Caoba

Antonio de la Torre ... Rafael
Eduardo Tovar ... Simón

Julián Villagrán ... Joaquín
Isabel Zayas ... Agustina
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergio Gaviño ... Policía uniformado
Óscar Corrales ... Yonki del Canal (uncredited)

Directed by
Alberto Rodríguez 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rafael Cobos  screenplay
Rafael Cobos  story
Alberto Rodríguez  story

Produced by
José Antonio Félez .... executive producer
José Antonio Félez .... producer
Gervasio Iglesias .... producer
Chris Silva .... executive producer
José Rafael Sánchez-Monte .... producer
 
Original Music by
Julio de la Rosa 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Catalán 
 
Film Editing by
José M. G. Moyano 
 
Casting by
Eva Leira 
Yolanda Serrano 
 
Art Direction by
Pepe Domínguez del Olmo  (as Pepe Domínguez)
 
Costume Design by
Fernando García 
 
Makeup Department
Juan Espinosa .... make-up and hair assistant
Rafael Mora .... make-up and hair assistant
Yolanda Piña .... make-up and hair
Cristina Rivero .... make-up and hair assistant
 
Production Management
Paco Almazo .... production manager
Paco Almazo .... unit production manager
Poto Balbontin .... production manager
Juan Antonio Balbotín .... pre-production manager
Iván Benjumea-Rey .... post-production manager
Manuela Ocón .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Javier Amores .... trainee assistant director
Adán Barajas .... first assistant director
Adrián Orr .... second assistant director
Cayetana Pascual .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Alfonso Jesús Alemán .... props
Susanna Fernàndez .... assistant decorator (as Susana Fernández)
Sebastian Iampietro .... outdoors property
Manuela López .... property master
Dani Suazo .... props
 
Sound Department
Jaume Duque .... dubbing technician
Juan Egoscozábal .... assistant boom operator
Álex F. Capilla .... foley artist
Eduardo G. Castro .... foley mixer
Jordi Gil .... dubbing technician
Pelayo Gutiérrez .... sound editor
Ana Belén Martín .... post sound production
Antonio Mejías .... boom operator
César Molina .... assistant sound editor
Rafa Paniagua .... post-sound assistant
Carlos Pérez Valero .... boom operator
Nacho Royo-Villanova .... foley mixer
Nacho Royo-Villanova .... sound re-recording mixer
Sergio Testón .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Ricardo Viñas .... dolby consultant
Daniel de Zayas .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Carlos Ferrández Hernández .... special effects coordinator
Carlos Martín .... special effects technician
Cesar Moreno .... special effects technician
Pedro Moreno .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Juan Alonso .... digital compositor
Juan Francisco Calero .... digital compositor
Alberto Esteban .... digital effects supervisor
Ricardo G. Elipe .... visual effects compositor
Manuel Huertas .... compositor
Manuel Huertas .... digital effects artist
Carlos Ibáñez .... digital compositor
Israel Millán .... compositor
Israel Millán .... digital compositor
Óscar Perea Marcos .... digital compositor
Pablo Urrutia .... digital effects supervisor
Juan Ventura .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Antonio Arnalde López .... stunt performer
Antonio Arnalte .... stunt driver
Domingo Beltrán .... stunt performer
Ignacio Herráez Pereira .... stunt performer (as Ignacio Herraiz Pereira)
Jesús López Erena .... stunt performer
Alejandro López Estacio .... rigger
Jesús López Goncer .... stunt performer
Antonio Oña Sánchez .... stunt coordinator (as Antonio Oña)
Juan Manuel Torres Gómez .... stunt performer
Cuco Usín .... stunt coordinator
Miguel Villalba .... rigger
Cuco Usín .... stunt double: Mario Casas (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mariano Agudo .... assistant camera
Jorge Borreguero .... assistant electrician
Eduardo Cabrera .... assistant electrician
Paco Cano .... second assistant camera (as Paco Cano Zambrano)
Sergio Carrillo .... assistant electrician
Javier Catalán .... camera trainee
Cristina Cerezo Calzada .... video assist (as Cristina Cerezo)
Óscar Fernández .... assistant electrician
Gonzalo Frías .... electrician
Juan Carlos Gorriz .... assistant camera (as Juan Carlos Górriz)
Alberto Gómez Bech .... assistant electrician
Ángel López .... key grip
Kike Marín .... electrician
Javi Navarro .... electrician
Juanjo Palomeque .... making-of
José Gabriel Rivas .... gaffer (as José Gabriel Rivas 'Pipo')
Guillermo Rojas .... making-of
Rubén Ruiz .... assistant electrician
Ramiro Sabell hijo .... assistant camera (as Ramiro Sabell)
Juanjo Sánchez .... camera and steadicam operator
Julián Tenorio .... assistant electrician (as Julián Pedro Tenorio)
Klaus Track .... digital imaging technician
Julio Vergne .... still photographer
Jens Zahorszky .... second camera assistant
 
Casting Department
Ana Alonso .... extras casting
Laura Alvea .... casting assistant
Pepe Ola .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebeca Bermúdez .... costume assistant
Lourdes Fuentes .... assistant costume designer
Edgar Molinos .... costume assistant (as Edgar Molinos Torres)
Carmen Montaraz .... seamstress
Isabel Pérez .... costume trainee
 
Editorial Department
Iván Benjumea-Rey .... post-production coordinator
Pilar Gómez Angulo .... editor trainee
Pablo Pérez Rojo .... assistant editor
Juan Ventura .... colorist
 
Music Department
Julio de la Rosa .... musician
Pablo Magariños .... musician
Dany Richter .... music sound engineer (as Dani Richter)
Cecilio Santiago .... musician
 
Other crew
Eva Aguayo .... production trainee
Mariano Agudo .... location manager
Alicia Baena .... production staff
Daniel Bermúdez .... production trainee
Vicente Canales .... head of sales
Rafael Cobos .... acting coach
Sonia Díaz Roncero .... production secretary
Isaac Falcón .... production trainee
José Ángel Galán .... security
Juan Carlos Gil España .... security
Alfonso Gil Fernández .... security
Nieves González .... assistant location manager
Rafael López de la Manzanara Cuadri .... location manager (as Rafael López de la Manzanara)
Jesús Milla .... production trainee
Álvaro Parrilla .... production trainee
Lara Sastre .... location manager
Elio Segui .... press (as Elio Seguí Polnoroff)
Cristina Sutherland .... marketing director
Sergio Toledo .... script supervisor
Mario Álvarez .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Jesús Carroza .... the director wishes to thank
Enrico Vecchi .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Grupo 7" - Spain (original title)
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Runtime:
96 min
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Goofs:
Continuity: After being humiliated by a drug neighborhood, Angel drives the Ford Granada into the crowd, where th windscreen is broken. When they turn and drive away, the windscreen is by magic whole again.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Los Goya 27 edición (2013) (TV)See more »
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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A police unit formed by four members is assigned to clean Sevilla about to celebrate the 1992 Universal Expo, 27 January 2013
Author: ma-cortes

Gripping and stirring picture inspired by actual deeds , in which there's a fine line between genre conventions and outright clichés . It is a crime thriller set in the lead-up to Expo 92 in Seville and the massive 'cleanup' of the streets that occurred leading up to the event . Unit 7 has a tough mission : to clean the most dangerous drug trafficking networks out of the city and bring an end to the corrosive power that has taken hold of the streets . A detail of four , the unit is led by Ángel (Mario Casas), a young cop aspiring to detective , and Rafael (Antonio De la Torre), a tough , relentless yet efficient cop along with Mateo (Joaquin Nuñez) . The four team members go after nasty delinquents , druggies and drug dealers . They track down dangerous smugglers but abusing the outlaws' civil rights. But UNIT 7s modus operandi is proceeded by violent methods . For them, anything goes . Rule-breaking Unit 7 strides grimly throughout slums and streets in pursuit the hoodlums , pimps , and junkies , including some exciting action scenes . As they gain ground in their mission, the two officers head in opposite directions . Angel who is a family man married to Elena (Imma Cuesta) takes path of ambition and police excesses while Rafael will begin to change as a result of his feelings for beautiful, enigmatic Lucia (Lucia Guerrero).

Formula thriller plenty of gritty action , crisply edition , tension, suspenseful and lots of violence . Interesting theme about a group of cops who carry out their objectives by whatever means , including violence , slipping outside the bounds of the law through their use of force , coercion , lies and half-truths ; however this issue has been previously treated in many other films , especially American ones . It has emotional or aesthetic resonance , even comforting in some ways, and partly because is just more attuned to nuanced variations on what might appear to be mere formula . This moving motion picture contains stylistic boldness and energy, its evocation of a particular time and place , Seville of 20+ years ago . Good acting by Antonio De La Torre as an arrogant , tough officer as well as sensitive man and Mario Casas as a youth but very violent cop . Appropriate and atmospheric musical score by Julio De Rosa . Colorful as well as dark cinematography by Alex Catalan . The latest from the director of ¨7 Virgins , El Traje , Factor Pilgrim¨ , this Grupo 7 or Unit 7 was well directed by Alberto Rodriguez. To an outsider, someone who's not a fan of a particular genre, anything that looks somewhat familiar can be grounds for dialing the cliché police , but I think results to be an entertaining film with several scenes that'll have you on the edge of your seat.

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