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The Invisible Guest (2016)

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A successful entrepreneur accused of murder and a witness preparation expert have less than three hours to come up with an impregnable defence.

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Oriol Paulo

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Oriol Paulo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Casas ... Adrián Doria
Ana Wagener ... Virginia Goodman
Jose Coronado ... Tomás Garrido (as José Coronado)
Bárbara Lennie ... Laura Vidal
Francesc Orella ... Félix Leiva
Paco Tous ... Conductor
David Selvas ... Bruno
Iñigo Gastesi Iñigo Gastesi ... Daniel Garrido
San Yélamos San Yélamos ... Sonia
Manel Dueso Manel Dueso ... Inspector Milán
Blanca Martínez Blanca Martínez ... Virginia Goodman Real
Pere Brasó ... Agente 1
Jordi Brunet Jordi Brunet ... Agente 3
Bobby Gonzalez Bobby Gonzalez ... Agente 4 (as Robert Gonzalez)
Martina Hurtado Martina Hurtado ... Alex
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Storyline

Adrián Doria, a wealthy businessman named Man of the Year due to his high-tech company and his trade agreements with the Asian market, meets Virginia Goodman, a veteran lawyer expert in witness preparation and judicial declaration, recommended by Adrián's lawyer Felix Leiva in order to create a credible defense. Arrested by the police in a mountain hotel room with the corpse of his lover at his side, photographer Laura Vidal, Adrián talks Virginia about the crime and his relationship with Laura, revealing that both suffered a car crash where a man called Daniel Garrido died, and how Laura manipulated Adrián to avoid the jail by Daniel's death. At the same time that Félix is looking for a clue that it could change the course of the events, Virginia and Adrián keep talking about the case but her, unconvinced of the Adrián's testimony, forces him to clear the dark points of his history, in a puzzle where the truth and the lie are easily exchangeable. Written by Chockys

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Every story has two sides. The truth, only one.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

6 January 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Invisible Guest See more »

Filming Locations:

Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain See more »

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Budget:

EUR4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,191,910
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Officially remade in India as Badla (2019) meaning Revenge, released in 2019. See more »

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Even if it was possible to access the banking system and create money transfers under Garrido's name, the timestamps of the transfers would have been wrong. See more »

Quotes

Virginia Goodman: Your testimony has holes, and I need details. Plausibility is based on details. I can use them to convince the world that you're innocent. I assure you, I can do it.
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Nadie va a venir a buscarte
Written by Fernando Velázquez and Zahara (as María Zahara Gordillo)
Performed by Zahara
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Awesome suspense thriller.
15 June 2017 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

Saw this recently on a DVD. The movie is an excellent suspense thriller. It was full of twists and surprises. The movie has unexpected turns n hidden clues. It is masterfully directed n exquisitely written by Oriol Paulo. Superbly acted by everyone that appears in it. It also contains beautiful cinematography, great pacing n skilled editing. The plot- a powerful businessman stands accused of murdering his lover. He was found with her dead body in a locked hotel room. The twist ending will leave you with ur hand on ur head. The director's debut film, The Body has been on my radar for a long time. Fans of Jagged edge, Primal fear, Usual suspects will definitely enjoy this.


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