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La soga (2009)

R | | Crime, Drama | 13 August 2010 (USA)
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A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.

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Josh Crook

Writer:

Manny Perez (script)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Manny Perez ... Luisito
Denise Quiñones ... Jenny
Juan Fernández ... General Colon
Paul Calderon ... Rafa
Hemky Madera ... Tavo
Alfonso Rodríguez Alfonso Rodríguez ... Franco
Joseph Lyle Taylor ... Simon Burr
Margo Martindale ... Flannigan
Fantino Fernandez Fantino Fernandez ... Young Luisito
Jaime Tirelli ... Belgrado
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robinson Aybar Robinson Aybar ... Efrain
Nelson Baez Nelson Baez ... The Butcher
Ericson Batista Ericson Batista ... Boy at the hotel room
Carmen Brugal Carmen Brugal ... Dona Irma
Coco Cabrera Coco Cabrera ... Carlos Batista
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Storyline

A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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We're all born innocent. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

13 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Butcher's Son See more »

Filming Locations:

Baitoa, Dominican Republic See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,554, 15 August 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$210,625, 26 September 2010
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Antena Latina See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First film ever from the Dominican Republic to screen at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival. See more »

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Action, father and son story, evil bad guys
11 August 2010 | by efearnSee all my reviews

La Soga is great. A believable, well-acted assassin (tough, but sensitive) who is beginning to doubt the motives behind his orders from the corrupt General, makes a great story, and unravels well with the revenge story about Luisito (La Soga)trying to find his father's murderer. It is beautifully shot in the DR and Washington Heights, has a very fitting score, wonderful acting by a Dominican cast. The revenge story, and love story, keep you watching. The action is excellent, and the view of gritty drug lords and corrupt government counterparts is the stuff movies are made of. The father and son story is touching, and echoed throughout. The visceral reminder of how human-human violence is akin to (but clearly not the same as) human-livestock 'violence' (ie. butcher references) was obvious, but poetic nonetheless. I loved it.


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