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The Untamed (2016)

La región salvaje (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 21 July 2017 (USA)
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A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.

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Amat Escalante
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ruth Ramos Ruth Ramos ... Alejandra / Wife / Fabián's sister
Simone Bucio ... Verónica / Fabián's girlfriend
Jesús Meza Jesús Meza ... Ángel / Husband
Eden Villavicencio Eden Villavicencio ... Fabián / Male nurse / Alejandra's brother
Andrea Peláez Andrea Peláez ... Madre de Angel / Angel's mother
Oscar Escalante Oscar Escalante ... Sr. Vega
Bernarda Trueba Bernarda Trueba ... Marta Vega
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fernando Corona Fernando Corona ... Person in the market
Kenny Johnston ... Coleman
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Alejandra is a young mother who works her in-laws' candy factory and raises her two children, along with her husband Ángel, in a small city in Mexico. She has an unhappy marriage. Her brother Fabián is a nurse at a local hospital and lover of her husband. Their provincial lives are altered with the arrival of Veronica who becomes Fabian's girlfriend. Sex and love are fragile in certain regions where family values exist, and where hypocrisy, homophobia, and machismo are strong. Veronica convinces them that in the nearby forest, in an isolated hut, there is something mysterious that is the answer to all their problems. It is something which they can not resist its power. Written by lament

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Cuando el deseo supera al miedo. [When desire surpasses fear.]


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Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

21 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Untamed See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,718, 23 July 2017

Gross USA:

$27,593

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,249
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1.66 : 1
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Don't watch it
17 September 2019 | by windquennSee all my reviews

I have to admit it is unique, but it's also boring. I would not recommend it, nice idea, but not enought realised. The end is like" okey we don't have any ideas left, let's just end it so".


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