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Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)

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In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.

Director:

Andrea Di Stefano

Writers:

Andrea Di Stefano (as Andrea di Stefano), Andrea Di Stefano (adaptation) (as Andrea di Stefano) | 1 more credit »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Benicio Del Toro ... Pablo Escobar
Josh Hutcherson ... Nick
Claudia Traisac ... Maria
Brady Corbet ... Dylan
Tenoch Huerta ... Roldano Brother (The Boss)
Carlos Bardem ... Drago
Ana Girardot ... Laure
Lauren Ziemski ... Tourist at Bus Stop
Frank Spano ... Christo
Laura Londoño Laura Londoño ... Maria Victoria
Manuel Antonio Gómez Manuel Antonio Gómez ... Bambi
Micke Moreno Micke Moreno ... Martin
Julio Rueda Julio Rueda ... Restaurant Owner
Elmis Castillo Elmis Castillo ... Cameraman
Jaime Correa Jaime Correa ... Dr. Prieto
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Storyline

Nicko and his brother take off from Canada in search of an easier life on the beaches of Colombia. Nicko meets a girl in the local village and they quickly fall in love, only for Nicko to later find out that Maria's uncle is the drug trafficker, Pablo Escobar. His life takes a dramatic turn after meeting El Patron, and Nick is forced into impossible situations to try and keep his family safe, but does Pablo have other ideas? Written by Steve Watson

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including grisly images | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

France | Spain | Belgium | Panama

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

26 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escobar See more »

Filming Locations:

Panama See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$106,869, 28 June 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$106,869, 28 June 2015
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Benicio Del Toro stars in Sicario (2015) and at one point a character asks his character if he is Medellin. Medellin was the name of Pablo Escobar's drug cartel. See more »

Goofs

Claudia Traisac's accent is Spanish, not Colombian. During the movie, she uses a lot of Mexican and Argentinian words. See more »

Quotes

Pablo Escobar: I help you out because I come from poor beginnings.
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Soundtracks

Dio come ti amo
Written by Domenico Modugno (uncredited)
Performed by Gigliola Cinquetti (1966)
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Brutal, Intense and Scene Gripping
11 February 2015 | by tomjoseph-lyonsSee all my reviews

Pablo Escobar the most powerful drug lords in human history.

This movies gives you an insight to how he would have been viewed by his family, associates and of course the public of Columbia.

You'll find that life is cheap, trust is thin and power is everything.

It also leaves you with a questions..

Is the wealth, power and money worth the sacrifice of family, simplicity and freedom?

Would recommend you make your own opinion of this movie, personally I found it enthralling and couldn't look away..

If this review helped, please leave a like or what have you.

Cheers, Thomas Lyons


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