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A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist ... See full summary »

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Carlos Saura
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ingrid Rubio ... Paz
Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ... Dani
Ágata Lys ... Reme (as Agata Lys)
Ángel de Andrés López ... Velasco
Eusebio Lázaro Eusebio Lázaro ... Calero
Francisco Maestre Francisco Maestre ... Niño
Maite Blasco ... Mari
Francisco Boira ... Francis
Iker Ortiz de Zárate Iker Ortiz de Zárate ... Encapuchado Cicatriz (as Iker Ortiz de Zarate)
Chus Castrillo Chus Castrillo ... Coral
Javier Manrique ... Chico Discoteca
Pilar Ordóñez Pilar Ordóñez ... Travesti (as Pilar Ordoñez)
Isabel Ampudia Isabel Ampudia ... Chica Yonqui
Alfonso Nsue Alfonso Nsue ... Cliente Negro (as Alfonso Nsue Mbese)
José Reche José Reche ... Gabi
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Storyline

A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating immigrants, homosexual, transvestite, etc. people. She also falls in love with a boy, also a taxi-driver and a "socio" of the group. Written by Mikolaj Kirschke <miki@scanholiday.com.pl>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 October 1996 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Im Schutz der Nacht See more »

Filming Locations:

El Escorial, Madrid, Spain See more »

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DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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What a deception
4 November 2017 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

This movie promised me more than much. I was so excited by this social vigilante flick. But unfortunately it also offers the worst ending, because the worst you can imagine. Clichés among clichés. This feature is a true deception for me. Get away from it, avoid this tongue in cheek, this so predictable ending for sissies. Not a film noir, for sure. At least for my own taste.


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