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,
In the MARSHLAND a serial killer is on the loose. Two homicide detectives who appear to be poles apart must settle their differences and bring the murderer to justice before more young women lose their lives.
Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
Erik Van Looy
Koen De Bouw,
The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Joaquín is a computer engineer in wheelchair trapped by the imminent foreclose of his house due to the debt with his bank. Trying save it, he rents one room to Berta, an exotic dancer, and Betty, her six-years-old daughter. Meanwhile Joaquín is blocked emotionally by the remembers of his wife and daughter, dead after an accident time ago, Berta lives with the drama of Betty, who two years ago stopped to talk mysteriously. Their at the beginning uneasy coexistence gradually softens, turning in a friendship and a love interest between them, when Joaquín accidentally discovers that a little gang wants to steal a bank it causes that Joaquín decides to watch them in secret. But Joaquín's plan crashes against a couple of secrets that will threaten all the plan provided. Written by
Script by director Rodrigo Grande is so full of holes that the viewer's suspension-of- disbelief capacity is used up in the first few minutes. The always reliable Leonardo Sbaraglia manages to make something out of his character Joaquín, a paraplegic with a disconcerting ability to do heavy digging and crawl in tunnels, but all the other characters are built of tired clichés such as the heavies played by Pablo Echarri and Federico Luppi and the temptress in charge of Clara Lago. The heist planned by Joaquín is surely one the most sure-to-fail in movie history.
Grande's direction is fluid, cinematography by Felix Monti is very good and the sets are atmospheric, but the movie is terminally weighted down by the script. A miss.
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