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El rey de la montaña (2007)

Two strangers run from unknown assailants that stalk them through the woods.

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Credited cast:
... Quim
... Bea
Thomas Riordan ... Hermano Menor
Andrés Juste ... Hermano Mayor
Pablo Menasanch ... Guardia Joven
Francisco Olmo ... Guardia Mayor
Manuel Sánchez Ramos ... Empleado Gasolinera
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Michael De La Torre ... Quim - English Language Dubbing
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Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, who apparently is lost as well. Suspicious of each other, they join forces to run away through the forest, unprotected, cold, hunted... Written by Distributor

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King of the hill....goes downhill.....
29 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

A film that builds on pretty well through the first forty five minutes or so just does downhill by making that one distinct narrative shift - revealing the identity of the assailants. Till then its a motley group desperately struggling to outwit some faceless gunshooters knowing only that if it exposes itself in that deep jungle it'd be dead meat. When the numbers dwindle, the camera moves on away from the hunted to the predators (this is so funny as though making an announcement that the arena is set). I just know its who v/s who and what the outcome will be. In fact disturbing as it seemed when I found out what the killers were upto and their movies per se , the straightened out revenge take isn't what I wanted. But it seemed all laid out. Disappointing!


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