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Night Runner (2009)

El corredor nocturno (original title)
A stressed insurance executive runs from his pressurized life, but what he finds along with his freedom is far less certainty.


Gerardo Herrero


Hugo Burel (novel), Nicolás Saad (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Eduardo López
Miguel Ángel Solá ... Raimundo Conti
Erica Rivas ... Clara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Horacio Acosta Horacio Acosta ... Iribarne
Umbra Colombo Umbra Colombo ... Thelma Rodríguez
Luciano Cáceres Luciano Cáceres ... Polanski
Juana Daicz Juana Daicz ... Valeria López
Santiago Daicz Santiago Daicz ... Rodrigo López
Ricardo Díaz Mourelle Ricardo Díaz Mourelle ... Galván
Maria Heller Maria Heller ... Secretary
Marta Lubos Marta Lubos ... Viuda de Iribarne
Jorge Sabate Jorge Sabate ... Mulford Harrison
Roberto Vallejos Roberto Vallejos ... Hugo Ruibal
Manuel Vicente ... Ruibal
Magela Zanotta Magela Zanotta ... Romina Basualdo


Eduardo, manager of an insurance company, is under a lot of stress and that's why he runs, especially when he is about to explode. One day, returning from an unsuccessful business trip, he meets a mysterious man at the airport who presents himself as a friend and benefactor and encourages Eduardo to change his life and be free. Written by Latido Films

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Nietzschean runner
7 November 2009 | by jhmb2003See all my reviews

At the beginning, we may guess that we are watching another classic movie about a psycho, but we are lured by this well crafted story to another more complex level, where all we know about the main characters is doubtful. A strong acting duel lead by Miguel Angel Sola and Leonardo Sbaraglia, can be watched and enjoyed as a thriller. But, in fact, this solid film is an allegory inspired by Nietzsche's ideas about morality, basically, wealth, strength, health, and power (an ancient Greek hero) count as good; while bad is associated with the poor, weak, sick, and pathetic (the sort of traits conventionally associated with slaves in ancient times). The chilling performance of Sola, an strange atmosphere and great dialogs support this very interesting film.

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Release Date:

29 October 2009 (Argentina) See more »

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Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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