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Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and Emilio are friends; Emilio attracts women, but is never serious about any until he meets Rosario, who has a mysterious connection to the underworld. Emilio falls for Rosario; she likes him, but she keeps their relationship compartmentalized, apart from her work. Antonio is the loyal friend who slowly falls in love with her and sticks by her in ways Emilio is incapable of. She begins to see that real love might be possible. Is it all moot in Medellín's violent landscape, or is there hope?Written by
Slow-paced, repetitive rendering of a decent story
This movie has an interesting, albeit somewhat formulaic, film-noir story as its foundation.
However, the movie ended up being too tedious to watch because of the excessively long segments devoted to hammering the same message time and again.
For instance, the wake and burial of one of the characters includes some creative twists---but ends up taking ~40 minutes of the film, so long before it moves on people in the audience start checking their watches.
This could have been of "City of god" caliber, but will never be. I'm not sure why it reached such a cult status in Colombia.
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