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Toro (2016)

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A former con man must be back to his old habits to save his older brother and niece from his ex boss and mentor.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Casas ... Toro
Luis Tosar ... López
José Sacristán ... Romano
Claudia Canal Claudia Canal ... Diana
José Manuel Poga José Manuel Poga ... Ginés
Ingrid García Jonsson ... Estrella
Luichi Macías Luichi Macías ... La Tita
Alberto López Alberto López ... Nandi
Nya de la Rubia Nya de la Rubia ... Isabelita
Hovik Keuchkerian ... Antonio
Gloria López Gloria López ... Esperanza
Christian Mulas Christian Mulas ... Arista
Manuel Salas Manuel Salas ... Hombre Hermandad (as Manuel Salas de la Vega)
David Montero David Montero ... Navarro
Abel Mora Abel Mora ... Taxista
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Storyline

Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, resulting one of his brothers dead and he sent to jail. Five years later, Romano realizes that López, Toro's older brother, is robbing him money from his tourism business and he orders to kidnap Diana, López's little daughter, until this one get back the money. Without options, López visits Toro, now a touristic driver with the third grade prison close to get the parole, who only wants to be free to marry his girlfriend Estrella. When Toro accepts to help López and both meet Romano looking for a solution, Toro ends attacking Romano's men and fleeing with Diana, trying to escape from Romano's revenge. But Romano starts a ruthless searching for they three, meanwhile Toro counts the hours to back the prison according to the third grade... Written by Chockys

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

22 April 2016 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Toro - Pfad der Vergeltung See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€601,367 (Spain), 22 April 2016, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Romano's full name is revealed as Rafael Romano García. It is mentioned at the beginning of the movie, when he is being ordained into the brotherhood of the Procession of Silence. See more »

Goofs

After Toro rescued his brother and the girl, he stopped the car in the resort and went out to call his girl friend. The scratches on the face of the girl, who is in the car, changed from right face to the left in different scenes. See more »

Soundtracks

Sangre y alquitrán
Lyrics by Joe Crepúsculo
Music by Joe Crepúsculo & Bárbara Mingo Costales (as Bárbara Mingo)
Performed by Soledad Morente (as Soleá Morente)
Por Cortesía de Volcán Producciones Musicales
Guitars by Victor Iniesta and Paco Vidal
Mastered by Yves Roussel
© 2016 De Esta Edición Sony Music Entertainment España, S.L., Editado y Distribuido Bajo Licencia Exclusiva de El Volcán Producciones Musicales, S.L.
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Familiar Gangster Movie Motifs, with some bizarre elements
1 October 2016 | by wlee08See all my reviews

The movie centers around a young enforcer, Toro, and his brothers, working for a big- time kingpin. He wants to get out, and go straight, but things won't be so easy. Adding an element of what feels like Shakespeare to the storyline, it turns out the kingpin has an interest in prophecy, and gets his Tarot cards read in the opening scene. What the cards tell him makes him nervous. The young enforcer agrees to one final job - more of a little vandalism operation against a restaurateur who is not using the kingpin's shrimps (No spoilers here, this all happens before the opening credits) Things get a little crazy and lot more violent as the movie progresses. Toro begins to reveal his Jason Bourne fighting skills in moments where it is best to suspend any disbelief, both at his abilities and his choices. Some nice cinematography and action sequences throughout. Things get a little more bizarre than the usual Mafia flick, as the kingpin is into both prophecy and Christian occultism, leading to stuff you want to keep your children far away from.


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