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Walking Vengeance (2008)

Solo quiero caminar (original title)
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Four women plan a dangerous strike against a band of Mexican drug traffickers. Motivated by revenge, this action could change their luck forever. The cast: power, lust and money.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diego Luna ... Gabriel
Victoria Abril ... Gloria Duque
Ariadna Gil ... Aurora Rodríguez
Pilar López de Ayala ... Paloma Molina
Elena Anaya ... Ana Rodríguez
José María Yazpik ... Félix
Dagoberto Gama ... Roberto
Everardo Arzate Everardo Arzate ... Leonardo
Jorge Roldan Jorge Roldan ... Vicente Duque
Tenoch Huerta ... David
Jorge Zárate Jorge Zárate ... Federico (as Jorge Zarate)
Horacio Garcia Rojas ... Pablo (as Horacio García)
Antonio Zúñiga Antonio Zúñiga ... Silverio
Ignacio Montes ... Juan (as Nacho Montes)
Ben Wang Ben Wang ... Chino mayor
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Aurora is serving a prison sentence for a robbery that went wrong. Her accomplices are outside; Ana, her sister, Gloria and Paloma; Four women for whom so far life has not been easy. Ana is a prostitute who likes money. That's why she accepts the marriage proposal of Felix, a dangerous and powerful Mexican drug trafficker who falls for her. She moves with him to live in Mexico. Gloria receives a phone call from Mexico City; it's Ana. She wants her friend to visit her. Her husband's business dealings are very lucrative and she has been thinking; there's work to be done. Aurora finishes her stretch in jail and Paloma goes to collect her; they have a flight to catch; Madrid to Mexico; Ana and Gloria are waiting. From her golden cage, between the alcohol and her husband's beatings, Ana has designed a dangerous plan to hit back at Felix and his gang. A double strike: money and revenge, and for this reason she has called on her friends' help. Together the four women are ready for their ... Written by Boomerang Cine

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Spain | Mexico

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31 October 2008 (Spain) See more »

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Walking Vengeance See more »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Unlike his other screenplays, which take him much time to shape, Agustín Díaz Yanes said he wrote this movie in two weeks. See more »

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References Pretty Woman (1990) See more »

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Just Walking...And Running
19 January 2010 | by ChrysanthepopSee all my reviews

Agustín Díaz Yanes's 'Solo Quiero Caminar' is an interesting thriller that centres around four women who are thieves and best friends (two of them are sisters). What I like about these four characters is that even though their ways of getting what they want may not be considered decent (they use sex as a weapon and means of exchange), they are undoubtedly courageous and strong. Yanes's screenplay works very well with the right mix of dark humour and intensity. However, the pacing is a little slow and the film slightly lacks in style. The right style always helps in enjoying a good action film. What really works in its favour are the performances by the four lead actresses: Victoria Abril, Ariadna Gil, Pilar López de Ayala and Elena Anaya are each terrific in their parts. Diego Luna is solid as right hand man Gabriel. 'Solo Quiero Caminar' does have a musical feel to it. The Spanish and Mexican locations are captured well. The special effects department has also done a fine job. Overall, it's an enjoyable film where one gets to see women with action but these are far from the usual action heroines. Yanes gives them a touch of humanity by showing a more human, vulnerable side and that's where it succeeds.


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