A hard-working single mother and wife of a getaway driver who is about to be released is approached by an unassuming and gentle man, completely unaware though of his inscrutable and utterly impelling motives.
Antonio de la Torre,
Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know who has come to believe that fate itself wants the boy dead and tries to prevent it.
2018. Cambados, Pontevedra (Galicia; northwest to Spain). Legendary Gallician drug dealer Antonio Padín is pardoned from the jail due to humanitarian reasons, after to have a terminal disease. Aging, weak and ill, Antonio goes freely into a seniors residence instead to go his home with two sons, older and more cerebral Toño and younger and more aggressive Kiko, despising them openly in the belief that they two will ruin the family business. In the residence Antonio meets Mario, nursery chief and his personal assistant who expects his first baby with his six months pregnant wife Julia. Motivated by the revenge after Sergio, Mario's younger brother who was one of the Antonio's drug pushers and an addict who died 25 years ago by overdose, Mario cares Antonio by day, but makes him sick by night as retribution. At the same time, Toño and Kiko make a deal with a Chinese mob named Mrs. Kong in cooperation with a Colombian drug cartel, but things go wrong: Kong betrays Toño and Kiko killing ...Written by
Spanish people can really make great films!
This sick twisting drama is so well done that you would not blink for a second.
The performance of all actors are extremely well done and the story left a bitter/sweet taste on your mouth.
The editing, the Music, the script and of course the Direction ... i mean ... its hard to find a film that is so complete.
If you are looking for something else to watch but you don't know what... this is your movie... but be aware... it is nothing but crude.
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