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Juan Diego Botto,
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Joaquim de Almeida,
Based on deeds , about a multiple killer and his right to reintegrate himself into the society
A delinquent is accused of three murders , judged and condemned several years in prison . In jail he leads lots of prison riots until he is submitted a special treatment called FIES , characterized to be kept in a total loneliness and extreme control . There, he will spent two years , but the arrival of a social assistant called Emma to heal his wounds to provide him a first contact with good human being . And then both of whom fall in love with unexpected consequences . The movie arises some questions : Can love free you from your crimes?, is the coming out good or is the coming out to avenge the torments and terrors that make a jail for men a college for the crime? .
The picture deals with a thorny subject , the right of social reintegration of a multiple killer . The main origin of this movie resulted to be the splendid series ¨Turno de Oficio¨created by Antonio Mercero , in fact it was a script of a episode of this series that subsequently adapted into a long feature film. As writer/director Matji then wrote a book about it , dealing with the authentic experiences of a convict Juan Jose Garfia at a strict gaol that it is a hell in earth , which was a kind of almanac of everything he witnessed while in prison . This script contains usual ingredients of the ¨Inmates in prison ¨ sub-genre : escapades , violence , sadism , physical abuse , freedom wishes and many other things . Main cast formed by Alberto San Juan as Juanjo and Emma Suárez as Marimar give acceptable performances . Although Emma Suarez as a prison assistant who suddenly come to see as noble savage rather than a cruel killer delivers better acting than Alberto . Support cast is pretty well such as : Vicente Romero , Andrés Lima , Aitor Merino , Mariana Cordero , Ana Wagener and special mention for Jose Angel Egido .
The motion picture was professionally directed by Manolo Matji , though it has several flaws , gaps and failures . Javier Aguirre has filmed with all of the power and realism at its command . Manolo Matji was born in 1943 in Madrid, as Manuel Matji Tuduri. He is a prolific writer and occassionally director, known for Réquiem por Granada , Río Negro , A solas contigo , La guerra de los locos (1987), El sueño del mono loco (1989) and this Horas de luz (2004) . It has several Awards and nomination such as Toulouse Cinespaña, Turia Awards , San Sebastián International Film , Goya Awards 2005 Nominee and Cinema Writers Circle Awards
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