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Perro come perro (2008)

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In the crime world of Colombia, there is an unwritten code. When Víctor and Eusebio, two hoods who bungle a shake-down job, break that code, they unwittingly sign their own death sentence.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Victor Peñaranda
Óscar Borda ... Eusebio Benitez
Álvaro Rodríguez ... Silvio Sierra
Blas Jaramillo ... El Orejón
Andres Toro ... Zabala (as Andrés Toro)
Julian Caicedo ... Portero
Hansel Camacho ... Don Pascual
Paulina Rivas ... La bruja Iris
Diego Quijano ... Don Pablo
Luis Ariel Martinez ... Dominguez
Rodrigo Vélez ... Torres
Hector Mejia ... Mellizos
Harold Devasten ... William Medina
Guillermo Piedrahita ... Don Omar
Gianina Arana ... Muchacha
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In the crime world of Colombia, there is an unwritten code. When Víctor and Eusebio, two hoods who bungle a shake-down job, break that code, they unwittingly sign their own death sentence.

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18 April 2008 (Colombia)  »

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$80, 25 January 2009, Limited Release

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$80
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Columbian Tarantino
17 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I recently saw this at the 2009 Palm Springs International Film Festival. This was Columbia's official submission for consideration in Best Foreign film to the Academy Awards. This is also the debut film of writer/director Carlos Moreno and he offers up a dark crime drama mixed with dark comedy in this film set in infamous drug cartel city of Cali. victor (Marlon Moreno) and Eusedio (Oscar Borda) are two low level criminals, one who has stolen a bag of his bosses drug money and the other who has killed the bosses godson. The consequences of their actions drive the darkly witty plot with lots of twists, turns and gruesome killings. It's a fast paced script from director Moreno along with Alonso Torres and colorful cinematography by Juan Carlos Gil. Still it's a typical blood and guts mob movie about greed and betrayal but it does have several interesting characters and some strange comedy like a Quentin Tarantino might have. I would give it a 7.0 out of 10.


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