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TV-MA | | Drama, Thriller | 3 April 2015 (USA)
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A desperate fisherman and a naive young man embark on a dangerous journey trafficking drugs up the Pacific coast of Colombia. Hidden beneath the waves, they tow a narco-torpedo filled with ... See full summary »

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Josef Kubota Wladyka (as Josef Wladyka)

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Alan Blanco, Josef Kubota Wladyka (as Josef Wladyka)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cristian James Abvincula Cristian James Abvincula ... Delio
Jarlin Javier Martinez Jarlin Javier Martinez ... Jacobo
Hadder Blandon Hadder Blandon ... Miguel
Andrés Reina Ruiz Andrés Reina Ruiz ... Tigre Rojo
María Perlaza María Perlaza ... Choque Dancer
Jhon Edward García Jhon Edward García ... Rodrigo
Yessenia Candelo Yessenia Candelo ... Female Rapper
Cristian Rene Mafla Angulo Cristian Rene Mafla Angulo ... Kid with a Bike
Javier Martinez Javier Martinez ... Hector
Hector Arias Hector Arias ... Paramilitary 1
Ruben Dario Gomez Ruben Dario Gomez ... Dueño
Jose Eliecer Romero Jose Eliecer Romero ... Don Elieser
Fidel Olaya Fidel Olaya ... Valerio
Yesica Orobio Yesica Orobio ... Paola
Jaider Zuluaga Jaider Zuluaga ... Child on Beach 1
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A desperate fisherman and a naive young man embark on a dangerous journey trafficking drugs up the Pacific coast of Colombia. Hidden beneath the waves, they tow a narco-torpedo filled with millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Together they must brave the war-torn region while navigating the growing tension between them. Written by Elena Greenlee

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Colombia | USA

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Spanish

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3 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dirty Hands See more »

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The film was shot in Buenaventura the main port city of Colombia. See more »

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Written & Performed by Grupo Socavon
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A fine cinematographic piece about the social reality in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca
8 July 2018 | by andresfc92See all my reviews

As a Colombian, I saw this movie with skepticism and enthusiasm. Because many other movies about the drug trade and the violence of my country never really tried to show, why this really happened? I mean, what are the motivations of an individual to deal with drugs? In the other hand "Dirty Hands" achieve to present what is going on, in the mind of a person that does such things without demonizing them. In the title of this review I put in the word "fine", the reason is that this film is not as violent as it could actually be ... as the ghettos of that city actually are. As said, it does not focus on the demons, it just explain, why a young man without an education start smuggling drugs, and director Kubota Wladyka do that from a very fine perspective.

Besides the sociological reasons to watch this movie, there are also musical reasons, and photographical ones. The music is the salsa and pacific rap written compose in Valle del Cauca, songs like "Buenaventura y Caney", are its soundtrack.

And you, the viewer will be able to watch the circumstances of a really poor city, which peoples potential and natural wealth has been wasted by corrupted politicians.


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