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Los paranoicos (2008)

Unrated | | Comedy | 22 January 2010 (USA)
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Luciano works in birthday parties and writes his first feature when friend Manuel returns from Spain to repeat his TV show, "The Paranoids", together with his girl Sofia. Manuel is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Luciano Gauna
Martín Feldman ... Martin Sherman
Walter Jakob ... Manuel Sinovieck
Jazmín Stuart ... Sofia
Veronica Perdomo ... Rocio
Cecilia Gispert ... Marta
Wu-Chao Ting ... Wonk
Daniel Jeng ... Hijo de Wonk
Fausto Collado ... Portero
Maria Carolina Guzman ... Mucama
Miguel Dedovich ... Dodi
Jorge Booth ... Medico
Daniel Gorga ... Mozo Restaurant
Susana Falcone ... Graciela
Sacha Manuel Requena ... Niño
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Luciano works in birthday parties and writes his first feature when friend Manuel returns from Spain to repeat his TV show, "The Paranoids", together with his girl Sofia. Manuel is everything he is not and his trying to be helpful in his career and with women, only worsens the conflict. When Manuel leaves Sofia with Luciano for two days, she is seduced by the qualities Manuel rejects in his friend as weaknesses. Sofia changes. Luciano also, but only at the last moment he can overcome the fears he has been cultivating his whole life. Written by aerokong

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The story is loosely based on a personal experience of writer/director Gabriel Medina with friend and fellow student at film school 'Damián Szifrón'. See more »

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When Sherman arrives at the apartment, Sofia and Luciano are drinking beer in the kitchen. They put their beers down and go to the door. When they return, Sofia picks up Luciano's beer and drinks it. See more »

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References King Kong (1933) See more »

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Written by Guillermo Guareschi
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5 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

Los Paranoicos follows the extravagant adventures of the very strange Luciano Gauna (daniel Hendler). A writer who lives forever reviewing his first screenplay, fearful of success, diseases of sexual transmission, women and especially, his goalkeeper. After sending his best friend to the hospital through a door slamming in the throat, then one of the children's animations that are his livelihood. Gauna must face his old friend Manuel (walter Jakob), the final member of that trio ever inseparable. When Manuel must travel, his girlfriend Sofia (Jazmin Stuart) must stay with Luciano in what is a real nightmare for our hermit hero. Unexpectedly develop a link that will endanger the relations of the group


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