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The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)

Tarde para la ira (original title)
A hard-working single mother and wife of a getaway driver who is about to be released is approached by an unassuming and gentle man, completely unaware though of his inscrutable and utterly impelling motives.

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Julio
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Alicia Rubio ...
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Gaizka Ardanaz ...
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Enrique de la Torre ...
Luismi
Inma Sancho ...
Charo
Paco Benjumea ...
Taxista
Berta Hernández ...
Novia Jose
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José is a silent and circumspect man who spend his days in a bar with the owner Juanjo and their friends. Suffering insomnia, José interests Ana, Juanjo's sister-in-law, who works as waiter in the bar of his brother, talking by Internet with her during the night. But the tranquility ends when Curro, Juanjo's brother, is freed from the jail after eight years by a robbery to a jewelry where the salesman ended in a permanent coma and the saleslady was killed by one of the thieves. After a strong discussion between Curro and Ana, José moves Ana and her little son to his cottage to keep them away from Curro, taking advantage the situation to kidnap Curro in order to discover the identity of the rest of the band, seeking revenge for the salesman and the saleslady dead, who really were José's father and girlfriend. Forced to it if he wants see Ana and his son again, Curro and José start a travel by some towns looking for the Curro's partners in crime, knowing that if anyone stops it, Curro ... Written by Chockys

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15 February 2017 (USA)  »

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€1,200,000 (estimated)

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€162,093 (Italy) (2 April 2017)
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The project took eight years to get made because co-writer/director Raúl Arévalo wanted an specific cast, to shoot in 16mm, which was more expensive and didn't want to change aspects of the story to make it more mainstream. It wasn't until producer Beatriz Bodegas worked with Arévalo in La vida inesperada (2013) that the film started to be produced. See more »

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Remade as The Fury of a Patient Man (2018) See more »

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Written by José Manuel Soto (as José Soto Alarcón)
Performed by José Manuel Soto
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Spanish Ruin
16 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

As in Blue Ruin. If you've seen that, you know what I mean by that. If not let me break it down. If you've seen the trailer you know what this is about. A man seeking revenge to those who have done wrong by him (his loved ones to be more truthful). And while this is down and dirty, it also is very real. It does not shy away from violence, but it does not stylize it either.

It does not cherish in it, it will not make you feel happy or excited, it just does. And this stuff is not for everyone. If you want your thriller to be more entertaining, than you should look elsewhere. If you like slow cooking and moving thrillers, that are more about character and their journey, this is the one to seek out ... it takes you places


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