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Unit 7 (2012)

Grupo 7 (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 4 April 2012 (Spain)
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A squad of four undercover cops are charged with cleaning up the streets of Seville from drugs and prostitution.

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Alberto Rodríguez

Writers:

Rafael Cobos (story), Rafael Cobos | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Inma Alcántara Inma Alcántara ... Mujer Mateo
Andrés Blanco Andrés Blanco ... Policía Uniformado 3
Javier Berger Javier Berger ... Yonki Churrería
Manuel Bernal Manuel Bernal ... Policía Uniformado 2
Jacinto Bobo Jacinto Bobo ... Hermano Joven Chalet
Edu Bulnes Edu Bulnes ... Cura
Adelfa Calvo ... Señora Mayor
Jesús Carroza ... Yonki Candelaria
Mario Casas ... Ángel
Pedro Cervantes Pedro Cervantes ... Eulogio
Inma Cuesta ... Elena
Antonio José Fernández Antonio José Fernández ... Travesti
Juan Carlos de Borbón Juan Carlos de Borbón ... Himself (archive footage)
Óscar Fernández Óscar Fernández ... Yonki 2 Canal
Simón Ferrero Simón Ferrero ... Instructor Policía
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Storyline

A squad of four undercover cops are charged with cleaning up the streets of Seville from drugs and prostitution.

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

4 April 2012 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Unit 7 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,085,079
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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After being humiliated by a drug neighborhood, Angel drives the Ford Granada into the crowd, where th windscreen is broken. When they turn and drive away, the windscreen is by magic whole again. See more »

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Spoofed in Los Goya 27 edición (2013) See more »

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Se me va
Written by Manuel Alejandro (as Manuel Alejandro Álvarez B.), Viviana Álvarez B., Mª Alejandra Álvarez B., Beatriz Beigbeder (as Beatriz Álvarez B.), Marian Beigbeder (as Mª Ángeles Álvarez B.) and Ana Magdalena (as Purificación Casas B.)
Performed by Bambino
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Unit 7 delivers a good realistic cop-thriller
16 July 2013 | by OJTSee all my reviews

In Unit 7, we get an exciting and realistically told police-thriller about a narc police unit made to fight drug traffic in the mid to late eighties, when Sevilla is preparing to host the World exhibition, Expo 1992. Unit 7 is the best group in years, getting big results. We meet a young cop, which clashes with an older, more experienced one.

The young cop Angel, played by Mario Casas seems to be the main person here, though he plays against some more experienced Spanish actors. They all do a great job. Casas is charming and believable as a young copper, and holds up the film as a leading actor.

Nothing fancy, just plain old police work like it really would happen. However, they use all tricks, and not all of then are written in the police handbook. Young Angelo steals 200 grams of heroin at a bust, so that they can use I to portion it up and plant it on some of those tending to get away. The whole unit are so close to the drug environment, that it is a trust problem on many accounts. Even media starts doubting the reason for the good number of busts they are doing.

The film work is good. Exciting to follow, and there's a certain nerve that is catching. I like the action scenes, and the flight scenes, which are effective and raw stuff. The movie is filmed in both colorful moments, as gritty dark bleak moments, depending on what situation we are in.

Undoubtedly one of the best Spanish films I've seen!


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