Inspectors Velarde and Alfaro must find what appears to be a serial killer, This hunt against the clock will make them realize something they'd never thought about: neither one of them is that different from the killer.
Antonio de la Torre,
The story of a man who fooled an entire country. A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.
Miquel García Borda
A group of thieves led by a man called El Uruguayo stalk a bank in Valencia to steal as many safety boxes as possible and later flee through a dug tunnel that communicates the building with an abandoned subway station. However, the press officer of the Prime Minister discovers what the thieves are actually after: they want to get their hands on box 314, property of Gonzalo Soriano, a former member of the government who slipped into a coma after a severe accident, left documents with compromising information. The gang's plans start to go awry when the tunnel is flooded by heavy rain, leaving them with no escape, plus to discover that the box really doesn't contains documents, but an external hard drive full of data about important names in all levels of the Spanish politic. At the same time, a fixer of the government receives the mission to assume the control of the negotiations, looking for recover at any cost the box 314 and the information before the robbers flee with it. Written by
Cien años de perdón, a film directed by Spanish film director, Daniel Calparsoro, is a feature film that was released on the third of March, 2016. The film stars' famous actors and actresses such as Luis Tosar, Rodrigo De La Serna, Raúl Arévalo, José Coronado, and Patricia Vico. Calparsoro's work received high praise after its release date in the form of receiving nominations for various awards, including the Goya awards, and winning best actor and best director at the Mestre Mateo Awards. Falling under the genre of action/adventure, Cien años de perdón, features thrilling scenes of suspense, violence, and narrow escapes.
The entire film is centered around a bank heist, that takes place in the city of Valencia, Spain. Bank robbers, "El Gallego" and "El Uruguayo", along with accomplices, try their luck at robbing millions of dollars from deposit boxes from one of Valencia's largest banks. When their escape plan does not go as planned it is up to them to figure out a way to freedom. However, only once inside the bank would they realize that in one special box there was much, much more than money could ever equal.
The film is set in modern times, during Spain's great recessional era. Many people of Spain were very discontent with the current government and economic regulations that they had put in place. No one without a job could obtain one, and the people who were fortunate enough to have consistent work were still barely making any money. These harsh economic times are what forced people to abandon their sense of right and wrong, and commit actions that they felt were absolutely necessary in order to survive.
Looking at the technical side of the production, the entire screening is meant to promote action and suspense. The music is always either very dark and ominous, or very fast paced and exhilarating. The actual cinematography and development of the plot line is just the same. A perfect example would be in the beginning of the film. As the camera pans across crowded streets, rain pours down and intense music plays in the background. In the corners of the shops and alleys there is only darkness, leaving it unknown what all is out there. The actors portray serious characters who clearly have led lives of crime for the entirety of their adulthood. They are well versed in being efficient, to the point, and conveying the feeling of that they are not people to be messed with.
Judging the films acting, production, plot line, and more, I believe that this movie was very well made, and deserves all the credit where it is due. The film is suspenseful and demands the attention of the audience, leaving them on the edge of their seats throughout the entirety of the motion picture. I would recommend this movie to all audiences that can handle a PG-13 level production, and I say this due to its incorporation of inappropriate language and violence. In Cien años de perdón, brilliant filmography, excellent acting, and a very well developed plot line are what makes this movie a wonderful experience, and a story you won't forget, and that is why it continues to receive national and international recognition every day.
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