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Code of Hunting (1983)

Coto de caza (original title)
Assumpta Serna plays a lawyer who passionately defends 'criminal scum'. Her latest defendants though have no quarrels in singling her out as their next victim. They steal her car, find keys... See full summary »

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Jorge Grau

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Jorge Grau (screenplay), Antonio de Jaén (story) (as Antonio de Jaen) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Assumpta Serna ... Adela
Víctor Valverde Víctor Valverde ... Jorge (as Victor Valverde)
Luis Hostalot ... Mauri
Montserrat Salvador Montserrat Salvador ... Dña. Carmen (as Monserrat Salvador)
Paloma Lorena Paloma Lorena ... Lola
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Alejandro Hernández ... Niño (as Alejandro Hernandez)
Alicia Hernández Alicia Hernández ... Niña (as Alicia Hernandez)
Manuel Pereiro
Adolfo Thous Adolfo Thous
Paco Catalá Paco Catalá ... Policía (as Francisco Catala)
Jesus Campos Jesus Campos ... (as Jesus Campos)
Alberto Moncada Alberto Moncada
Peter Pecher Peter Pecher
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Assumpta Serna plays a lawyer who passionately defends 'criminal scum'. Her latest defendants though have no quarrels in singling her out as their next victim. They steal her car, find keys to her country villa and decide to rob the place at the next opportunity. Unfortunately, the lawyer's family turns up at the villa, a struggle ensues and the husband is killed. But this is only the beginning of the nightmare... Written by Stefan Kahrs

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

January 1988 (West Germany) See more »

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Slow-paced Crime Thriller
15 March 1999 | by SMK-4See all my reviews

This slow-paced crime thriller was seen by some critics as a plea by Jordi Grau in favour of the death penalty. He categorically denies that.

Generally this film is uncomfortable to watch. In many ways the outcome is predictable, as is the ordeal Ms Serna's character is going through, but the predictability and the slow pace somehow make it worse. It is like falling out of an airplane at ten thousand feet without a parachute. You know what is going to happen and the anticipation of the inevitable gruesome outcome makes you wish that it is over sooner rather than later.

Interestingly, the film has much stronger female than male characters, an unusual attribute for movies (not counting TV movies) of this genre. The film centers around the lawyer played by Assumpta Serna, and she amicable pulls off the performance required to hold everything together.


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