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The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)

Tarde para la ira (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, Thriller | 15 February 2017 (USA)
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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.

Director:

Raúl Arévalo

Writers:

Raúl Arévalo (screenplay), David Pulido (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio de la Torre ... Jose
Luis Callejo ... Curro
Ruth Díaz ... Ana
Raúl Jiménez ... Juanjo
Manolo Solo ... Santi
Font García Font García ... Julio
Pilar Gómez Pilar Gómez ... Pili
Alicia Rubio ... Carmen
Gaizka Ardanaz Gaizka Ardanaz ... Toñín
Luna Martín Luna Martín ... Sara
Chani Martín Chani Martín ... Marcelo
Enrique de la Torre Enrique de la Torre ... Luismi
Inma Sancho Inma Sancho ... Charo
Paco Benjumea Paco Benjumea ... Taxista
Berta Hernández Berta Hernández ... Novia Jose
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Storyline

In a squalid working-class cafe located in a barrio somewhere in Madrid, hard-working single mother Ana struggles to make ends meet as a bartender, living a simple and routine life with her only son. Patiently, for the past eight long years, Ana has been waiting for her criminal boyfriend Curro's release, while in the meantime, the unassuming and gentle Jose has already become a regular customer spending a lot of time in her cafe, quite obviously in fond of her. And then, one day, Curro is finally released, still violent and resentful after his long-lasting incarceration, threatening not only Ana's peace but also her tentative and fragile romance with Jose. Eventually, having no other choice but to escape, Ana will accept Jose's offer to live with her son in his secluded cottage, completely unaware though of quiet Jose's inscrutable and utterly impelling motives. Written by Nick Riganas

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

15 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fury of a Patient Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Budget:

€1,200,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The very particular voice that Manolo Solo uses to play his character was developed as a joke in rehearsals, but director Raúl Arévalo liked it so much that ask him to use it in the movie. See more »

Goofs

At around 01h04 when Curro goes out to pick up the car, when he is about to get in, crew is visible by reflection in the back of the car. See more »

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Remade as The Fury of a Patient Man See more »

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Granada bonita
Written by Fernando Delgado Luna and Ernesto Vázquez Amor
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A very carefully crafted film
7 September 2018 | by saraccanSee all my reviews

There are so many good things to talk about in this movie. First of all, it starts out very strong and grabs you right off the bat. Then I really liked the occasional behind the shoulder camera work which gives an intimate and unnerving feeling but it's not overly done where it becomes exhausting. The look and feel of the movie fits so well to the locations and overall intention. I loved the progresiveness of the film which tells the main character's story and purpose in two very different halves. Every character is very carefully designed and has a meaningful and interesting presence.

It's the revenge story of a quiet but determined guy.


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