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The Platform (2019)

El hoyo (original title)
TV-MA | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 20 March 2020 (USA)
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A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.

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David Desola (screenplay by), David Desola (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan Massagué ... Goreng
Zorion Eguileor Zorion Eguileor ... Trimagasi
Antonia San Juan ... Imoguiri
Emilio Buale Emilio Buale ... Baharat
Alexandra Masangkay ... Miharu
Zihara Llana Zihara Llana ... Mali
Mario Pardo ... Amigo de Baharat
Algis Arlauskas ... Preso
Txubio Fernández de Jáuregui Txubio Fernández de Jáuregui ... Jefe de Restaurante (as Txubio Fernández)
Eric Goode ... Sr. Brambang (as Eric L. Goode)
Óscar Oliver Óscar Oliver ... Cocinero
Chema Trujillo Chema Trujillo ... Preso Nivel 5
Miriam Martín Miriam Martín ... Presa Nivel 5
Gorka Zufiaurre Gorka Zufiaurre ... Preso Síndrome de Down
Miriam K. Martxante Miriam K. Martxante ... Cocinera
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A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity. Written by yusufpiskin

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Trivia

Trimagasi and Goreng say "obvio" (Eng. "obviously") 26 times along the movie. See more »

Goofs

at 45:35 Imoguiri turn her head to the left side but in next shot her head is on the right side and again she turn her head to the left side, in the next shot her head is on front and she turn it on the left again! it means she turned her head to the left 3 time without turning to the right. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Goreng: [narrating] There are 3 kinds of people; the ones above, the ones below, and the ones who fall.
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The definition of a 7 star rating
24 March 2020 | by sebastiantorrestoddSee all my reviews

The premise is very good and interesting, and the story captures you right away, the acting is solid and the movie overall is definitely worth the time.

It is also dark and bloody but it makes is point and leave you thinking about capitalism, survival and people being people.

However the ending doesn't match the expectations, plot holes are an issue (an issue that can be filled with interpretations) but still I think they could delivered better.


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Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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$1,090,116
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