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Wild Horses (1995)

Caballos salvajes (original title)
A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a ... See full summary »

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Marcelo Piñeyro
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Héctor Alterio ... José
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Pedro
Cecilia Dopazo ... Ana
Fernán Mirás ... Martín (as Fernan Miras)
Daniel Kuzniecka ... Rodolfo
Mónica Scapparone Mónica Scapparone ... Financial Secretariat (as Mónica Scaparone)
Álex Benn Álex Benn ... Esteban
Adrián Yospe Adrián Yospe ... Thug #1
Miguel Ruiz Díaz Miguel Ruiz Díaz ... Thug #2
Fernando Álvarez Fernando Álvarez ... Truck driver #1
Tito Haas Tito Haas ... Truck driver #2 (as Tito Hass)
Ernesto Claudio Ernesto Claudio ... Editor
Emilio Bardi Emilio Bardi ... Carrasco
Eduardo Peaguda Eduardo Peaguda ... Saverio
Jorge Petraglia Jorge Petraglia ... Rogelio
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A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a girl who becomes part of the team. Written by <luz@ciudad.com.ar>

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Taglines:

Todo hombre arriesga cada vez que elige... y eso lo hace libre. [Every man takes a risk when he makes a choice... and that sets him free]

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

10 August 1995 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Wild Horses See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mandala Films, Artear See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 68th Academy Awards in 1996. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hitting Bottom (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Algún lugar encontraré
Written by Andrés Calamaro
Performed by Andrés Calamaro
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7 July 2017 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a girl who becomes part of the team.

While I may not know much about Argentinian cinema, I do know that this is a strange adventure. It gets increasingly hectic as it goes, with the second half being far more high-intensity than the first. The initial bank robbery and "kidnapping" are the least of the plot points.

Luckily this never devolves into complete madness. Possibly semi-madness, but nothing quite like "Mad Max" though it does have elements of a world that is beyond saving.


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