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Contratiempo (2016)

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While the clock is ticking, with the aid of a witness preparation expert, a successful entrepreneur accused of murder has less than three hours to come up with an impregnable defence.

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Adrián Doria
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Virginia Goodman
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Tomás Garrido (as José Coronado)
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Laura Vidal
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Félix Leiva
Paco Tous ...
Conductor
David Selvas ...
Bruno
Iñigo Gastesi ...
Daniel Garrido
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Sonia
Manel Dueso ...
Inspector Milán
Blanca Martínez
Pere Brasó ...
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Agente 3
Bobby Gonzalez ...
Agente 4 (as Robert González)
Martina Hurtado ...
Alex
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Adrián Doria, a wealthy businessman named Man of the Year due to his high-tech company and his trade agreements with the Asian market, meets Virginia Goodman, a veteran lawyer expert in witness preparation and judicial declaration, recommended by Adrián's lawyer Felix Leiva in order to create a credible defense. Arrested by the police in a mountain hotel room with the corpse of his lover at his side, photographer Laura Vidal, Adrián talks Virginia about the crime and his relationship with Laura, revealing that both suffered a car crash where a man called Daniel Garrido died, and how Laura manipulated Adrián to avoid the jail by Daniel's death. At the same time that Félix is looking for a clue that it could change the course of the events, Virginia and Adrián keep talking about the case but her, unconvinced of the Adrián's testimony, forces him to clear the dark points of his history, in a puzzle where the truth and the lie are easily exchangeable. Written by Chockys

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Every story has two sides. The truth, only one.


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6 January 2017 (Spain)  »

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€4,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Virginia Goodman: Your testimony has holes, and I need details. Plausibility is based on details. I can use them to convince the world that you're innocent. I assure you, I can do it.
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Nadie va a venir a buscarte
Written by Fernando Velázquez and Zahara (as María Zahara Gordillo)
Performed by Zahara
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Want to see a great thriller? This is it!
9 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

Can't believe this movie doesn't have more reviews here. This being my 6th movie with Mario Casas I've seen these past 2 years I can honestly say anything this man plays in becomes a hit.

What an amazing ride I had with this thriller. Top-notch movie, whenever you think you found out the plot it becomes even more twisted.

This is what thrillers are all about. A must see for the genre lovers.


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