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El Angel (2018)

El ángel (original title)
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Carlitos is a seventeen-year-old youth with movie star swagger, blond curls and a baby face. As a young boy, he coveted other people's things, but it wasn't until his early adolescence that... See full summary »

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Luis Ortega
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lorenzo Ferro Lorenzo Ferro ... Carlos
Chino Darín ... Ramón
Daniel Fanego ... José
Mercedes Morán ... Ana María
Cecilia Roth ... Aurora
Peter Lanzani ... Miguel
Luis Gnecco ... Héctor
Malena Villa ... Marisol / Magdalena
William Prociuk ... Federica
Fernando Noy Fernando Noy ... Invitado casa Federica
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Diego Echegoyen Diego Echegoyen
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Carlitos is a seventeen-year-old youth with movie star swagger, blond curls and a baby face. As a young boy, he coveted other people's things, but it wasn't until his early adolescence that his true calling--to be a thief--manifested itself. When he meets Ramon at his new school, Carlitos is immediately drawn to him and starts showing off to get his attention. Together they will embark on a journey of discoveries, love and crime. Killing is just a random offshoot of the violence, which continues to escalate until Carlitos is finally apprehended. Because of his angelic appearance, the press dubs Carlitos "The Angel of Death." Showered with attention because of his beauty, he becomes an overnight celebrity. Altogether, he is believed to have committed over forty thefts and eleven homicides. Today, after more than forty-six years in jail, Carlos Robledo Puch is the longest- serving prisoner in the history of Argentina. Written by Dane

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Mas de 1.000.000 de espectadores en Argentina. [More than 1.000.000 viewers in Argentina.] (Spanish release poster) See more »

Genres:

Biography | Crime | Drama

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Country:

Argentina | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

9 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El Angel See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,348, 11 November 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$53,999, 18 November 2018
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Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. See more »

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[first lines]
Carlos: Are people crazy? Does anybody consider the chance to be free? Going wherever you want; however you want. We all have a destiny. I am a natural-born thief. I don't believe in "this is yours, and this is mine".
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It is difficult to accept this version of Robledo Puch
20 September 2018 | by hdirenzoSee all my reviews

First of all, the film is very good if we talk about filmmaking. It is slow, and somehow this Works against. The acting is amazing, every actor is wonderfull. But come on...we know who this serial killer was, in this film he is too humorous and funny....couldn't accept this aspect of the film.


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