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A day like any other day, in a peaceful and well guarded private neighborhood, Pedro Chazarreta is found dead. News are quickly spread: Chazarreta is not only a powerful businessman, but also the only suspect of having murdered his wife by simulating a silly domestic accident few years ago. To cover the Chazarreta's death affair, the popular newspaper "El Tribuno" calls to Nurit Iscar, aka "Betibu", a noir novels writer who has been inactive for years, only working as "ghost writer". Forced by her debts, Nurit accepts the deal and sets up at the Chazarreta's neighborhood to make a series of non fiction notes about the case of the year. Who killed Chazarreta? Is his death related to his wife's? Are the reasons of his death hidden in his past? Written by Anonymous

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El crimen fue sólo el comienzo. [The crime was just the beginning]


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Betty Boop
12 October 2014 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

With its connection to the excellent The Secret in their Eyes, I was immediately interested in seeing this film in the London Film Festival.

Most of the film plays out as an investigative thriller, not too dissimilar to the well made TV equivalents. The whole knits well, with the right type of cast.

And like some of the TV equivalents, it somewhat flatters to deceive. Very little is said, other than the powerful are secretive and weird, and that there are shadowy forces.

The end is left open, but it is fairly obvious that their investigation will be terminated.


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