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PVC-1 (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 14 November 2008 (Colombia)
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Shot in real time, PVC-1 is based on the true story of a woman who is turned into a human time bomb in a bizarre act of terrorism.
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Credited cast:
Hugo Pereira Hugo Pereira ... Benjamin
Daniel Páez Daniel Páez ... Simon
Gilberto Ramirez Gilberto Ramirez ... Soldado Ramirez
Patricia Rueda Patricia Rueda ... Maria
Michael SG Michael SG ... Luis (as Michael)
Alberto Sornoza Alberto Sornoza
Merida Urquia Merida Urquia ... Ofelia
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Shot in real time, PVC-1 is based on the true story of a woman who is turned into a human time bomb in a bizarre act of terrorism.

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Life in one shot. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Not Rated

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Based on the true story of Elvia Cortez, although some of the individual details have been changed. The bomb itself is almost identical in appearance to the actual one around Cortez's neck. See more »

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Undiscovered Cinematic Brilliance
1 June 2008 | by randerson7See all my reviews

You watch the movie. You are on the edge of the seat the entire time. The film ends and you are breathless, tired from the intensity of the film. You have to take a few minutes to piece together all that has just happened before you come to the conclusion that the film was amazing. This all happens before you realize how it was filmed. The entire movie was done in one take, 86 minutes of a single steady cam recording the entire adventure. All done by one man. The raw skills behind the production of this movie are staggering. The film itself would be an amazing accomplishment considering it was filmed and produced in Columbia, and the story is true- But if you take on top of the fact it was filmed in one take with a peanuts budget, you appreciate the cinematic brilliance behind it all. You really have to see it to understand. The film shows an accurate portrayal of the everyday violence occurring in Columbia, and the response of government aid to these attacks. The acting is terrific and extremely convincing, the story is gripping.

This movie is so incredibly unique. It shows the much-to-come-talent of Mr. Stathoulopoulos. This is a must-see for anyone who appreciates an intense film, and furthermore the work behind one.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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Colombia | USA

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

14 November 2008 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

P.V.C.-1 See more »

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$5,789
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