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The Hidden Face (2011)

La cara oculta (original title)
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?

Director:

Andrés Baiz (as Andi Baiz)

Writers:

Andrés Baiz (screenplay), Arturo Infante (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Quim Gutiérrez ... Adrián
Martina García ... Fabiana
María Soledad Rodríguez María Soledad Rodríguez ... Mesera
Jose Luis Garcia Jose Luis Garcia ... Novio Pelea (as José Luis García)
Marcela Mar ... Veronica
Humberto Dorado Humberto Dorado ... Tito
Julio Pachón Julio Pachón ... Buitrago
Juan Alfonso Baptista Juan Alfonso Baptista ... Ramírez (as Juan A. Baptista)
Marcela Benjumea Marcela Benjumea ... Forense (as Marcela Bejumea)
Clara Lago ... Belén
Alexandra Stewart ... Emma
Mozad Mozad ... Perro 'Hans'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manuel Antonio Gómez Manuel Antonio Gómez ... Sacerdote
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Storyline

Adrián, a talented orchestra conductor, receives a video message from his beloved Belén, telling him with tears in her eyes that she is leaving him, and that she cannot carry on with him anymore. Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up and puzzled by Belén's inexplicable decision, Adrián gets help from the local police to solve this mysterious case of disappearance; however, as there is still no news of Belén, a new woman will appear in his life. In the end, with no progress at all in Belén's baffling case, who would think to look beyond the facts, as truth often lies hidden in the most unusual of places? Written by Nick Riganas

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Hay puertas que nunca deberían abrirse. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Colombia | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

16 September 2011 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hidden Face See more »

Filming Locations:

Bogotá, Colombia

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,600,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,244,919
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

There's Turkish version of this movie. It's called Oteki Taraf. See more »

Goofs

(00:57:46) The Swastika symbol on the Nazi uniform arm ribbon in the closet is inverted. See more »

Quotes

Fabiana: Are you jealous?
Ramírez: You finally got what you wanted, a guy with money. Better than a cop with a shitty salary.
Fabiana: You may be right.
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Connections

Remade as Oteki Taraf (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Porro Savanero
Written and performed by Miguel Nava (as Miguel Navas)
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Great thriller
21 April 2012 | by timijan-tuparovSee all my reviews

I love watching films in general, but thrillers are my thing. I love the intense situations and the way my hands sweat while I'm watching it. But, I'm very sorry to say that I haven't watched a good thriller film in quite a while. But La Cara Oculta was a splendid dish of what I like. What would people do for love? How crazy can they become? How thin is the line between love and craziness? This is a film when the roles of good and bad change really quickly, and when you start making your own conclusions on the topic, suddenly something happens and you instantly change the course of your thoughts, seeing someone else as "the bad guy". I really, really loved this film! I think it's a great thriller and it sure kept me interested till the very end. Don't you dare miss it!


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