The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance. But, can he look beyond the facts?
María Soledad Rodríguez
In the MARSHLAND a serial killer is on the loose. Two homicide detectives who appear to be poles apart must settle their differences and bring the murderer to justice before more young women lose their lives.
Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
Erik Van Looy
Koen De Bouw,
An accidental discovery near a doctor's estate stirs up some painful memories eight years after his wife's hideous murder, and now, things are bound to take a turn for the unexpected. Does the good doctor know more than he's letting on?
Juan Oliver wants to make a good impression at his new job as a prison officer and reports to work a day early, leaving his pregnant wife, Elena, at home. His destiny is forever changed by this fateful decision, as during his tour of the prison, an accident occurs that knocks him unconscious. He is rushed to the empty but visibly haunted walls of cell 211. As this diversion unfolds, inmates of the high security cell block strategically break free and hijack the penitentiary. Aware of the violence that is to come, the prison officers flee, leaving Juan stranded and unconscious in the heart of the riot. When Juan awakens, he immediately takes stock of the situation; in order to survive, he must pretend to be a prisoner. Juan develops a dialogue with the violent leader of the riot, Badass, and the two begin a partnership, Badass fully believing that Juan is a new inmate. Negotiations go smoothly until the rioters take three ETA (the militant Basque separatist organization) prisoners ...Written by
When the minister is heading to the prison, the car he is driven in is shown as an Audi A6 (1997) from the front, when arriving to the prison the car is shown from behind, but this is an Audi A8 (2005) model. See more »
This film has to be the perfect beginning for me writing reviews.
Led to the local independent cinema due to a power cut at my flat, I had no idea of any synopsis or prior reviews.
The opening scene of this film was one of such sheer sickening brilliance, my somewhat weary eyes were opened and it got me thinking - Would I ever get sucked into a Hollywood blockbuster this quickly? I highly doubt it. Gripping is not a word I would use to describe this film. It just isn't a strong or bold enough word. Enthralling may do a better job.
With the script as strong as it was, obviously being well adapted from the novel, mixed in with some very intelligent performances, this film has me questioning my choice of cinema visits over the last 2 years. As with most good films, the director has done a fantastic job of allowing the film to flow seamlessly throughout.
A breath of fresh air such as this will get your film sinuses flowing freely once more and your mind blown wide open for genre selection.
Also, a great big thank you to my local cinema showing this film well after it's release.
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