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Wild Tales (2014)

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Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.

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(as Damián Szifron)

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(as Damián Szifron)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Isabel (segment "Pasternak")
Mónica Villa ...
Profesora Leguizamón (segment "Pasternak")
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César Bordón ...
Cuenca (segment "The Rats")
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Diego (segment "Road to Hell")
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Mario (segment "Road to Hell")
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Simón (segment "Bombita")
Nancy Dupláa ...
Victoria (segment "Bombita")
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Mauricio (segment "The Deal")
María Onetto ...
Helena (segment "The Deal")
Osmar Núñez ...
Lawyer (segment "The Deal")
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Casero (segment "La propuesta")
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Storyline

The film is divided into six segments. (1) "Pasternak": While being on a plane, a model and a music critic realise they have a common acquaintance called Pasternak. Soon they discover that every passenger and crew member on board know Pasternak. Is this coincidence? (2) "The Rats": A waitress recognizes her client - it's the loan shark who caused a tragedy in her family. The cook suggests mixing rat poison with his food, but the waitress refuses. The stubborn cook, however, decides to proceed with her plan. (3) "The Strongest": Two drivers on a lone highway have an argument with tragic consequences. (4) "Little Bomb": A demolition engineer has his car towed by a truck for parking in a wrong place and he has an argument with the employee of the towing company. This event destroys his private and professional life, and he plots revenge against the corrupt towing company and the city hall. (5) "The Proposal": A reckless son of a wealthy family has an overnight hit-and-run accident, in ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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We can all lose control

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Comedy | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 August 2014 (Argentina)  »

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Wild Tales  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$85,100 (USA) (20 February 2015)

Gross:

$3,079,012 (USA) (26 June 2015)
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Selected by Time as one of the best films of 2014. See more »

Goofs

In the "las ratas" segment, it is raining very hard. In the morning, when the police car is driving away, the road is only wet close to the restaurant - farther out, the road is dry. See more »

Quotes

Moza: Good evening, a table for one?
Cuenca: I see you're good at math.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits of the film, each actor is identified and accompanied by the image of a wild animal. In the case of the director (Szifrón), he chose a fox, the reason is not only because he is red haired: "The fox was an animal that my dad really liked, he always saw foxes documentaries, I think that's why I chose it..." See more »

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Featured in The EE British Academy Film Awards (2016) See more »

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Love Theme From Flashdance
Music by Giorgio Moroder
© Copyright by Intersong.USA, Inc. / Famous Music Corp.
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures Corporation
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Just Brilliant !
27 August 2014 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

6 Stories - 6 masterpieces! They perfectly combine thriller, drama, humor and the common topic is the violence.

Each tale is independent from the other, but all of them have something special that makes you really enjoy.

The situations introduced in each story are actually based on real life, of course the are intentionally exaggerated with a sense of satire and irony that really makes you laugh.

The picture is the best I have seen in an Argentina movie and the music "made ​​in" Santaolalla is sublime.

The actors/actresses are amazing (specially the bride - Erica Rivas) In my opinion it is one of the best non-English Language movies ever.


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