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El cartel de los sapos (2011)

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The life of Andres Lopez Lopez during his years involved with the Colombian Cartel aka "Cartel Norte del Valle".

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Carlos Moreno, Juancho Cardona (co-director) (as Juan José Cardona)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manolo Cardona ... Martín González 'El Fresita'
Juana Acosta ... Sofía
Diego Cadavid Diego Cadavid ... Pepe Cadena
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... Don Modesto
Kuno Becker ... Damián
Tom Sizemore ... DEA Agent Sam Mathews
Adriana Barraza ... Abuela Isabel
Robinson Díaz ... Milton Jiménez 'El Cabo'
Julián Arango Julián Arango ... Álvaro José Pérez 'Gaudaña'
Fernando Solórzano Fernando Solórzano ... Óscar Cadena
Andrés Parra ... Alfonso Rendón 'Anestesia'
Juan Pablo Raba ... John Mario Martínez 'Pirulo'
Juan Carlos Arango Juan Carlos Arango ... Gonzalo Tovar 'Buñuelo' (as Juancho Arango)
Santiago Moure Santiago Moure ... Mario Lopera 'Don Mario'
Saúl Lisazo ... Coronel Ramiro Gutiérrez
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Storyline

Martin Gonzalez is a lower class boy who discovers the world of drug trafficking in the way to upward mobility fundamentally to win the love of Sophia, a good girl, a priori unattainable, which is his love since childhood. His boldness, unconsciousness and youth lead him to become active and vital part of the dangerous "Cartel Norte del Valle", a criminal organization that defines itself as a bloodthirsty and powerful device that overcame the Cali Cartel in cunning military power of corruption and economic strength. Several years of drug and appropriate (bad) friends helped Martin to move up the syndicate, and finally getting the attention of Sofia and win her love. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language, drug content and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Colombia

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

11 November 2011 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

El cártel de los sapos See more »

Filming Locations:

Bogotá, Colombia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The official entry of Colombia to the Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

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Remake of El Cartel de los Sapos (2008) See more »

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You will have a nice moment, but don't expect a masterpiece
14 October 2012 | by daaviduarteSee all my reviews

It is a good action movie. I enjoyed the movie. But it doesn't have something that makes this movie remarkable or something that makes it different from other action movies. It's part of the gangsters' genre, everything happened fast, which is good for an action movie. Some shooting scenes are not totally convincing, I mean 5 gays with power weapons have a lot of troubles to kill two guys with just a pistol. it's the same old thing: treason, prostitution, cocaine, dead, money and gangsters' eccentricity. Well, if you are interest in really good films make in Colombia I recommend you this tittles: "La estrategia del caracol", "Satanas", "Paraiso travel".


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