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Aro Tolbukhin - En la mente del asesino (2002)

Aro Tolbukhin is a hungarian inmigrant that sets fire to seven people in an infirmary in a Mission in Guatemala, the movie traces back to see what made him do it, from his arrival in Guatemala to his childhood in Hungary.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Giménez Cacho ... Adult Aro
Carmen Beato Carmen Beato ... Sister Carmen
Zóltán Józan Zóltán Józan ... Teenage Aro
Mariona Castillo Mariona Castillo ... Teenage Selma
Aram González Aram González ... Young Aro
Eva Fortea Eva Fortea ... Young Selma
Jesús Ramos Jesús Ramos ... Father
Pepa Charro ... Dada
Xhévdete Bajraj Xhévdete Bajraj
Margarita Farran Margarita Farran
Ángeles Cruz Ángeles Cruz
Ofelia Mex Ofelia Mex
Lynn Fainchtein Lynn Fainchtein
Rafael Cortes Rafael Cortes
Margarita Kenéfic Margarita Kenéfic
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Aro Tolbukhin is a hungarian inmigrant that sets fire to seven people in an infirmary in a Mission in Guatemala, the movie traces back to see what made him do it, from his arrival in Guatemala to his childhood in Hungary.

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Spain | Mexico

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Spanish | Catalan

Release Date:

8 November 2002 (Spain) See more »

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Bois D'arcy, Yvelines, France See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Selected as the official Mexico entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards. See more »

Goofs

When the Nun is boarding the bus in Guatemala, you can clearly see a shot of a Mexican political party (Convergencia) which wasn't around in 1980/81 - it was created at least 10 years later. See more »

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Referenced in El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004) See more »

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Marginally interesting serial killer flick
30 December 2003 | by fertilecelluloidSee all my reviews

ARO TOLBUKHIN:IN THE MIND OF A KILLER is fascinating in its detail but less than compelling in its execution.

I never felt that I was in a killer's mind, but I did feel the need to know more. Which is why I kept watching.

Unfortunately, not much of any great interest transpired.

Villaronga, he of IN A GLASS CAGE fame, was one of the directors of this docudrama and I sensed that he'd clipped his wings in order to take the subject on.

With compelling subject matter like GLASS CAGE and MOONCHILD, Villaronga shines, but with material like this and EL MAR (THE SEA), he seems stifled and produces turgid, paceless celluloid that's more snooze-worthy than gratifying.

Count me disappointed, though I eagerly await the director's next move.


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