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I Promise You Anarchy (2015)

Te prometo anarquía (original title)
In a contemporary Mexico City, two skating lovers develop their relationship at the same time as they try to carry on business with drug mafia.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diego Calva Hernández ... Miguel
Eduardo Eliseo Martinez Eduardo Eliseo Martinez ... Johnny
Shvasti Calderón Shvasti Calderón ... Adri
Oscar Mario Botello Oscar Mario Botello ... David
Gabriel Casanova Gabriel Casanova ... Gabriel
Sarah Minter Sarah Minter ... Miguel's Mother
Martha Claudia Moreno ... Johnny's Mother
Diego Escamilla Corona Diego Escamilla Corona ... Techno
Milkman Milkman ... David
Erwin Jonathan Mora Alvarado Erwin Jonathan Mora Alvarado ... Príncipe Azteca
Juan Pablo Escalante Juan Pablo Escalante ... Nito
Daniel Adrián Mejía Aguirre Daniel Adrián Mejía Aguirre ... Hamster
Mario Alberto Sánchez Mario Alberto Sánchez ... Major Tom
Yair Domínguez Monroy Yair Domínguez Monroy ... Pedo Bomba
Francisco Kjeldson Francisco Kjeldson ... Safari
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In a contemporary Mexico City, two skating lovers develop their relationship at the same time as they try to carry on business with drug mafia.

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Mexico | Germany

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Spanish | English

Release Date:

26 August 2016 (Mexico) See more »

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I Promise You Anarchy See more »

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Mexico City, Mexico See more »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Blood trafficking, Skateboarding and Romance Combine
9 April 2016 | by Raven-1969See all my reviews

Blood trafficking, skateboarding and romance combine in the shadows of Mexico City. Miguel and Johnny hang out in an abandoned truck trailer tank, thread through foot and vehicle traffic on skateboards, get high on various substances and only abandon this easy-going and carefree existence when they need cash. Donating blood keeps them in the black. When offered 100 pesos ($6) for each blood donor they can find, Miguel and Johnny ask few questions and get caught in an undercurrent of greed and malevolence.

This poignant and timely film is a conglomeration of various genres including, surprisingly, cerebral and stoner. The actors, some found on Facebook, are adept at their roles and made me feel like I was watching a documentary of their lives. The film is slow-paced and the action and violence subtle. There is constant movement as if all the scenes were captured in one take. Music, ambient sound and casual conversations flow into each other almost naturally. It is intriguing to see Mexico City at night, glide beneath its highway underpasses and see its graffiti coated concrete alleyways up close. "At the heart of this film," said the director who was at this 2016 Miami International Film Festival screening, "is a love story." There is little to lament beyond a small budget.


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