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Marshland (2014)

La isla mínima (original title)
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Two cops lost in the deep south of Spain. One serial killer to catch. A lot of secrets and lies to disclose.

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Alberto Rodríguez
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Javier Gutiérrez ... Juan Robles
Raúl Arévalo ... Pedro Suárez
María Varod María Varod ... Trinidad
Perico Cervantes Perico Cervantes ... Padre Trinidad
Jesús Ortiz Jesús Ortiz ... Andrés
Jesús Carroza ... Miguel
Salva Reina Salva Reina ... Jesús
Antonio de la Torre ... Rodrigo
Nerea Barros ... Rocío
Ana Tomeno Ana Tomeno ... Marina
Paula Palacios Paula Palacios ... Niña 1
Claudia Ubreva Claudia Ubreva ... Niña 2
Lucía Arias Lucía Arias ... Niña 3
Chelo Castro Chelo Castro ... Niña 4
Jesús Castro ... Quini
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1980. In a little town close to Coto of Doñana (Andalusia, south to Spain), two teen girls have disappeared. The father of one of the girls, who have connections with important people in the forces of the law, gets that two police detectives of homicides from Madrid are assigned to the mission to find the girls if they are alive, or find the assassin if they appear died. The detectives are Pedro Suárez and Juan Robles. While that Suárez is a young, taciturn and circumspect agent in a Spain that it tries to find a new identity as democratic country after General Franco's death in 1975, Robles is a veteran, funny and expeditious agent, with a mysterious past as alleged member of Franco's Armed Police dismantled in 1978. Unable to reconcile one with each other, Suárez and Robles find trapped by the hostile environment of a place where the old Franco's methods and customs still alive, and where they two aren't welcome. When the girls appears died, the following investigation move the cops... Written by Chockys

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Yes Sir, I Can Boogie
Written by Frank Dostal and Rolf Soja
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Performed by Baccara
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Definition of a thriller with the right amount of everything
4 August 2015 | by palavitsinisSee all my reviews

Well, this movie was not on my to-see list, but once I watched it, it became one of my favorites of the past year! The setting is ideal and the story is inspired. The acting from both lead actors was phenomenal and it's safe to say, that although the pace of the movie was kind of slow and sluggish, it manages to keep you at the edge of your seat for the whole duration.

I have to say that in the end I was kind of confused with all the Spanish names and who is who, so make sure that when you hit play, you're in a good mood and not sleepy. Cause if you are, it will be a bit difficult to keep up with who is who, etc.

The movie takes place around the 1980s and the scenery and the clothing etc, are really well thought of and executed. The way the movie evolves is really as it was expected for the most part, although there are plot twists that make sure that you don't feel like you own the whole thing.

I would really recommend it and I will stop here to make sure that I don't give away something that could ruin it for you!


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26 September 2014 (Spain) See more »

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$9,014,591
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