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La pena máxima (2001)

A Colombian man's obsession with an international soccer match between his country and Argentina makes him commit the worst decisions of his life.


Jorge Echeverry
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Enrique Carriazo Enrique Carriazo ... Mariano Concha
Robinson Díaz ... Saúl Concha
Sandra Reyes Sandra Reyes ... Luz Dary de Concha
Fernando Arevalo Fernando Arevalo ... Don Pedro
Álvaro Bayona Álvaro Bayona ... 'El gordo' Sanabria
Consuelo Moure Consuelo Moure ... Rosita
Aura Helena Prada Aura Helena Prada ... Rita
Luis Fernando Munera Luis Fernando Munera ... Don Vicente Sanabria
Fernando Solórzano Fernando Solórzano ... Gutiérrez
Gustavo Angarita Gustavo Angarita ... Ramírez
Alicia De Rojas Alicia De Rojas ... Grandma
Ana María Arango Ana María Arango ... Doña Etelvina de Sanabria
Jhon Álex Toro Jhon Álex Toro ... Mortuary guard (as John Álex Toro)
Diego Vélez Diego Vélez ... Uncle
Iván Rodríguez Iván Rodríguez ... Priest


A Colombian man's obsession with an international soccer match between his country and Argentina makes him commit the worst decisions of his life.

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Release Date:

15 June 2001 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Maximum Penalty See more »

Filming Locations:

Bogotá, Colombia

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Caracol Televisión See more »
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This movie contains intelligent humor and good humor.
2 July 2001 | by leomonSee all my reviews

If there is something that everybody receives in Colombia it is the soccer. To this the writing Dago García with this movie on a fanatic that bets the savings of its life in a soccer game. Dago García manages an intelligent humor being able to make laugh to the spectators that attend to observe this movie, loosing the biggest laughter in its lives. Enrique Carriazo and Robinson Díaz is spectacular, because an actor to be able to give laugh to a person is complicated. Jim Carrey is devoted to out single movies of Comedy, and I am this Great actor's admirer, but in spite of all the foolishness that he makes in its movies it doesn't overcome the humor that contains this movie of PENA MAXIMA. I like like they develop the topic with the death of the uncle of the two brothers(Enrique Carriazo and Robinson Díaz) that prevents them to attend the stadium to see the soccer game. If you look for a good form of having a good time attending the cinema, this it is a very good opportunity.

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