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Fibra óptica (1998)

When a Brazilian woman is falsely accused of killing a prominent Mexican politician, Marco, a young journalist, is hired by a stranger to discover the real motive of the crime. He is ... See full summary »

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Francisco Athié
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Credited cast:
Roberto Sosa ... Marco Antonio Gutiérrez
Lumi Cavazos ... María Ponce
Angélica Aragón ... Doña Carmen
Alberto Estrella ... The Young Executive
Eduardo Ocaña Eduardo Ocaña ... Licenciado Magaña
Mónica Ribeiro Mónica Ribeiro ... Claudia Jiménez
Jorge Galván Jorge Galván ... The Informer
Cristina Gout Cristina Gout ... Rebeca (as Christiane Gout)
Guillermo Huesca Guillermo Huesca ... Messenger
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis de Icaza Luis de Icaza
Emilio Guerrero ... Doctor
Mayra Serbulo Mayra Serbulo
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When a Brazilian woman is falsely accused of killing a prominent Mexican politician, Marco, a young journalist, is hired by a stranger to discover the real motive of the crime. He is assisted by his photographer girlfriend María, and they are trapped in a web of torture, prostitution, corruption and power struggle. Written by Edgar Soberon Torchia <est@sinfo.net>

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Web of lies and deception...
23 September 2011 | by pv61See all my reviews

This movie is from Francisco Athié, who also directed "Lolo", where I think he did a better job. Because "Fibra Optica" is strange, between experimental and art film, but even when I am getting tired of seeing the same faces over and over in almost every single Mexican movie or foreign movies shot in México (Roberto Sosa, Angelica Aragon, Pedro Armendariz Jr), I got distracted by the plot and thought this was somewhat original and interesting... I still stand Lumi, and her role here is a very nice one. I felt like I was in there, right in the middle of the killings, and then seeing how we uncover a huge net of corruption and lies. Athié proves that to make movies with a different ''feeling'' you just have to feel like doing them. Regardless of the budget. Where there's a will, there's a way...


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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