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The Vanished Elephant (2014)

El elefante desaparecido (original title)
Edo Celeste is a renowned crime novelist, who is writing the final book in the series about his alter ego, detective Felipe Aranda. Edo is obsessed with the disappearance of his fiancee ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Salvador del Solar ... Edo Celeste
Angie Cepeda ... Mara de Barclay
Lucho Cáceres Lucho Cáceres ... Rafael Pineda
Vanessa Saba ... Celia Espinoza
Andrés Parra ... Ferrer
Tatiana Astengo Tatiana Astengo ... Fiscal Sanchez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carlos Carlín Carlos Carlín ... Tony
Abraham Prudencio Rojas Abraham Prudencio Rojas ... Rafael Pineda 'Joven'
Michel Ruben Michel Ruben ... Entrevistador
Magdyel Ugaz Magdyel Ugaz ... Betsy
Toño Vega Toño Vega ... Samuel
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Edo Celeste is a renowned crime novelist, who is writing the final book in the series about his alter ego, detective Felipe Aranda. Edo is obsessed with the disappearance of his fiancee Celia, which took place the day of the 2007 earthquake in the southern coast of Peru. Seven years later, an enigmatic woman brings Edo dozens of cryptic photos that may help solve the mystery of Celia's disappearance. Edo senses that he's being tempted into a dangerous game, but believes this is the only way to find his fiancee alive. A labyrinth of clues submerges Edo in a race through the streets of Lima and the deserted beaches of Paracas. His final destination will confront him with the ultimate riddle any writer could face. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Peru | Colombia | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

9 October 2014 (Peru) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vanished Elephant See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Solid effort
9 September 2014 | by AlthanisSee all my reviews

I don't usually review movies as I'm better at watching them than writing about them. However, I saw this last night at TIFF and since there's nothing here I thought I'd start things off.

The film was shot in Peru, the director's original home, and tries as much as possible to capture that noir look. It's a nice film to watch, and the plot is interesting and leaves you trying to fit everything together in your head after the movie's complete.

I thought the acting wasn't anything to write home about, but was perfectly fine for this movie.

Overall: 8/10. I'd recommend it.


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