Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.

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Marcelo Piñeyro
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... El Nene
Eduardo Noriega ... Ángel / Narrator
Pablo Echarri ... El Cuervo
Leticia Brédice ... Giselle
Ricardo Bartis Ricardo Bartis ... Fontana
Dolores Fonzi ... Vivi
Carlos Roffé Carlos Roffé ... Nando
Daniel Valenzuela Daniel Valenzuela ... Tabaré
Héctor Alterio ... Losardo
Claudio Rissi ... Relator
Luis Ziembrowski Luis Ziembrowski ... Florian Barrios
Harry Havilio Harry Havilio ... Carlos Tulian
Roberto Vallejos Roberto Vallejos ... Parisi
Adriana Varela Adriana Varela ... Cantante Cabaret
Ángel Alves Ángel Alves ... Prostituta 3 Parque de Diversiones
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Burnt Money, is set in Argentina in 1965. This true story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of Argentinian crime history. Nene, Angel and Cuervo are bank robbers who flee from Argentina across the border to Uruguay after a large-scale hold-up that turns bloody. Angel is hurt and the three must lay low until Angel recovers. Nene and Angel are known to everyone they know as "the twins" because of their resemblance, but the two are not brothers at all - they are involved in a steamy homosexual relationship. To get back to Argentina, the group must first wait for Fontana, the brains behind the robbery, to arrange for passports. Anxious from hiding, Cuervo decides to break curfew and go party. After Nene and Angel also decide to take off, Nene meets a prostitute named Giselle and Angel ends up getting in a fight. The group is forced to abandon their refuge and Angel and ...

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At the end of the movie, the bullet damage to the door of the apartment disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Soundtracks

Corazón
Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Italian Lyrics by Carlo Rossi
Performed by Rita Pavone
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A Love that blasts its name!
30 May 2004 | by benc7caSee all my reviews

The relationship between Angel and Nene is one of the most passionate, destructive, uncompromising depictions of love in all its blood-soaked sordidness that I've seen in a long time. These are not nice guys. They are wounded and fierce and protective of each other. So complex a relationship needs time to develop on film and director ,Marcelo Piñeyro, isn't afraid to give it to them. We share the sweltering boredom of their exile, the desperation of Nene's love for Angel and Angel's wordless, psychotic attempts to save Nene. These great actors can say it all in a single look. It is one of the most intensely erotic and romantic film I've seen in a very long time.This is a movie that will stay with me.


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Country:

Argentina | Spain | Uruguay

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 May 2000 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$183,132

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$190,075
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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