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The Warning (2018)

El aviso (original title)
TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Fantasy | 23 March 2018 (Spain)
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Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know who has come to believe that fate itself wants the boy dead and tries to prevent it.

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Daniel Calparsoro

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Patxi Amezcua (adaptation), Chris Sparling (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raúl Arévalo ... Jon
Aura Garrido ... Lucía
Hugo Arbues Hugo Arbues ... Nico
Belén Cuesta ... Andrea
Antonio Dechent ... Héctor
Aitor Luna ... Pablo
Patricia Vico Patricia Vico ... Amparo
Sergio Mur ... David
Luis Callejo ... Lisandro
Julieta Serrano ... Asunción
Antonio Durán 'Morris' ... Dr. Alberto Vizcay
Álvaro Villaespesa Álvaro Villaespesa ... Luis
Paula Monterrubio Paula Monterrubio ... Sara
Mateo Jalón Mateo Jalón ... Diego
Máximo Pastor Máximo Pastor ... Jorge
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In April 2, 2008, Jon is a 32 years old mathematician who witnesses as his best friend David is shot in a gas station outside Madrid. In April 2, 2018, Nico is a 10 years old boy who suffers bullying from a school partners, who forces him to enter in the same gas station to buy a magazine for adults. Saved in the last minute by his mother Lucía of the bullies after she arrives looking for her son, Nico buys a video-game magazine, finding in it a note about that if he goes to the gas station on April 12 he will die. Meanwhile fear and paranoia starts to dominate Nico, Jon notices about a previous shot happened in 1976, where the chauffeur of a general too was shot to dead in the same gas station. Deeping in the past of the place, Jon finds similar tragedies in 1955 and 1913 and he tries use his talent for the mathematics to find a pattern in the incidents, causing the rejection of Andrea, David's girlfriend and Jon's former girlfriend. According April 12 closes, Lucía struggles to ... Written by Chockys

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Spanish

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Die Warnung See more »

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€4,000,000 (estimated)
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Intriguing and supernatural thriller with interesting screenplay plenty of twists and turns
5 May 2018 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Tense thriller plenty of suspense , thrills, supernatural events and a complex intrigue. It deals with Jon , Raul Arevalo, a desperado young Mathematician at thirty and some years old. He witnesses how his best friend is shot by a delincuent at a gas station , outside Madrid .While a ten year old boy receives a note that if he goes to the petrolium station on April 12 he will die. The kid tells this fact but no one sees to believe except for the unsettling mathematician . Later on , Jon to be aware about previous shots and massacres happened at the same location in 1912, 1955, 1976 . He tries to use maths to find out a solution around the threatening and bizarre incidents , but things go wrong.

Taut and slick thriller in 92 minutes titled El aviso or The warning with supernatural events in which a boy suffers bullying and receiving a suspicious letter telling his life is in risk , while a disturbing young attempts to save him and uncover weird mysteries. Suspenseful and mysterious flick with an interesting group of roles caught into fear , despair and paranoia . Twisted and complex script based on the novel by Paul Pen , being written by Sparling who wrote Buried and along with Javier Guerricaechevarria , regular Alex De la Iglesia collaborator such as Dia de Bestia, and other hits as Cell 211 and Kovack box . Raul Arevalo gives a nice acting as the mathematician who suffers shizophrenia and begins a dangerous race against time to save the child and to avoid that crime will repeat , seeking a way to prevent it . Aura Garrrido as the protector mother is pretty well , she is a fine actress, as she has proved in Ministerio Del Tiempo series.Support cast is frankly good such as Aitor Luna , Sergio Calleja, Patricia Vico who is Calparsoro' wife , Alfredo Villa , Belen Cuesta and the veteran Julieta Serrano.

The fim packs an atmospheric and stirring musical score by Julio De la Rosa . And an evocative but dark cinematography by Sergi Villanova , shot on location in Madrid outside , Chamartin barrio. The Motion picture was well directed by veteran director Daniel Calparsoro, though It has some flaws and gaps . Daniel has a long career as filmmaker from his beginning with Basque films as Pasajes, Salto al vacio, A ciegas , Ausentes ; subsequently making thrillers as Asfalto , Guerreros , Invasor ,and the successful Combustion and Cien años de perdon . He also directed Tv series as Inocentes, La ira, El castigo , Apaches. Rating 6.5/10 . Decent and passable yarn as well as acceptable supernatural thriller.


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