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Eye for an Eye (2019)

Quien a hierro mata (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, Thriller | 30 August 2019 (Spain)
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A drug dealer looking for rest. A nurse looking for revenge. A crossroads where no one is safe.

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Paco Plaza
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Tosar ... Mario
Xan Cejudo Xan Cejudo ... Antonio
Ismael Martínez Ismael Martínez ... Toño
Enric Auquer ... Kiko
María Vázquez ... Julia
Daniel Currás Daniel Currás ... Xepas
Rebeca Montero Rebeca Montero ... Mercedes
María Luisa Mayol María Luisa Mayol ... Ana (as Luisa Mayol)
Jessica Serna Jessica Serna ... Raquel
Tamara Canosa Tamara Canosa ... Sofía
Xosé Manuel Esperante Xosé Manuel Esperante ... Andrés
Víctor Duplá Víctor Duplá ... Alfredo
Xoel Fernández Xoel Fernández ... Santiago
César Valdés César Valdés ... Sánchez
Pepo Suevos Pepo Suevos ... Vicente
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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 Chockys

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Drama | Thriller

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The movie ends with a dedication to Xan Cejudo, who passed away almost a year before the movie's (theatrical) release. See more »

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Tangerine
Written by Stephen Estrada and Britney Holman
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Glued till the end.
23 February 2020 | by HerrNullSee all my reviews

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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$2,750,926
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