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Carancho (2010)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 11 February 2011 (USA)
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In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »

Director:

Pablo Trapero

Writers:

Alejandro Fadel (screenplay), Martín Mauregui (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ricardo Darín ... Sosa
Martina Gusman ... Luján
Carlos Weber Carlos Weber ... El Perro
José Luis Arias José Luis Arias ... Casal
Fabio Ronzano Fabio Ronzano ... Pico
Loren Acuña Loren Acuña ... Mariana
Gabriel Almirón Gabriel Almirón ... Munoz
José Manuel Espeche José Manuel Espeche ... Garrido
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francisco Acosta Francisco Acosta ... Pacheco
Carlos Cardozo Carlos Cardozo
Cristian De Asis Cristian De Asis
Federico Esquerro Federico Esquerro ... Administrativo
Alejandro Fadel Alejandro Fadel
Pablo Galarza Pablo Galarza
Gabriel Patricio Jimenez Gabriel Patricio Jimenez
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Storyline

In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public hospitals and the police stations in search of potential clients. Luján is a young doctor recently arrived from the provinces. Their love story kicks off one night when Luján and Sosa meet in the street. She's trying to save a man's life; he wants him on his client portfolio. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 February 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abutre See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,810, 13 February 2011

Gross USA:

$85,526

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,975,115
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011. See more »

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simply excellent
21 February 2011 | by jia110See all my reviews

Excellent portrait of two "bonaerenses" characters,

both sinked in their failure of life seeking for running away of their fears and past.

At the end, it is a love story.

Great performances of Darin and Gusman.

Excellent filming sequences, you will feel inside the dark world of these characters, in any sense. The director (great Trapero) shows all of his capability to make secondary characters,

performed by anonymous players,

as real and natural as any of the regular and sadistic people living in your BA suburbs neighborhood. Simply the best 2010 Argentine film

(from my point of view, even better than overestimated "the secret of their eyes")


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