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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlon Moreno ... Victor Peñaranda
Óscar Borda Óscar Borda ... Eusebio Benitez
Álvaro Rodríguez Álvaro Rodríguez ... Silvio Sierra
Blas Jaramillo Blas Jaramillo ... El Orejón
Andres Toro Andres Toro ... Zabala (as Andrés Toro)
Julian Caicedo Julian Caicedo ... Portero
Hansel Camacho Hansel Camacho ... Don Pascual
Paulina Rivas Paulina Rivas ... La bruja Iris
Diego Quijano Diego Quijano ... Don Pablo
Luis Ariel Martinez Luis Ariel Martinez ... Dominguez
Rodrigo Vélez Rodrigo Vélez ... Torres
Hector Mejia Hector Mejia ... Mellizos
Harold Devasten Harold Devasten ... William Medina
Guillermo Piedrahita Guillermo Piedrahita ... Don Omar
Gianina Arana 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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Country:

Colombia

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

18 April 2008 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Aima gia aima See more »

Filming Locations:

Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$80, 25 January 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$80
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Dolby

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1.85 : 1
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Terrific portrait of Cali's underworld
16 April 2008 | by apoloduvalisSee all my reviews

This is an accurate while though portrait of crime underworld in Cali (second biggest Colombian city), plenty of a dark sense of humor and local culture elements such as witchery, drug traffic, poverty, and a very interesting atmosphere of salsa and African American music.

It is remarkable the photography direction, specially the coloring and texture of all movie, which emphasizes the feeling of permanent heat (Cali is a tropical place). Oh, and the FX work is very convincing. If you have a lot of gunshots, you will need a lot of fake blood, right? Well, in this film every gun fire sequence is very well played without making you get out of focus of main plot.

Main characters are played in a very convincing way with a very local taste, but in the end of the film you get the feeling of having witnessed events that could happen at the darkest corners of any city in the world.


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