In Buenos Aires, the epileptic taxidermist Esteban Espinosa is a painstaking man that likes to plot the perfect heist. When his wife leaves him, he accepts the invitation of his friend Sontag to hunt in a forest. They rent a cabin owned by Diana Dietrich and her husband Carlos Dietrich but soon they have an argument and Sontag returns to Buenos Aires. Esteban stays alone and while hunting a deer, he accidentally kills Dietrich near a shed. Esteban opens the shed and finds a plan for the heist of an armored truck. When he returns to the cabin, he stumbles with the criminals Sosa and Montero that are seeking out Dietrich. Now Esteban has the chance to execute the perfect crime he has dreamt on.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 78th Academy Awards in 2006. See more »
You're really going to kill a deer? You've got to have a lot of balls to do that, you know?
Esteban Espinosa, the taxidermist:
What kind of balls? The same kind you need to beat the shit out of your wife... and ruin her life?
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From the director of "Nueve Reinas", here it comes his new piece of work you won't forget.
As soon as it begins, you will applaud every Darin's gesture, while you get immersed in the plot as you follow a shy epileptic taxidermist who dreams about a perfect theft, and all of the sudden gets the chance to make his dream come true. Don't let your aura put you aside the screen, you could miss valuable details as the action moves on. Take a deep breath, sit at the edge of your seat, and let Bielinsky do his job.
A perfect script, superb acting, and wonderful Argentine landscapes make this movie a "must see" for everyone.
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