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Hasta Morir

  • Film
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Time Out says

Well-directed, effective contemporary tragi-drama of disenchanted Mexico City youth focusing on two friends since childhood. One is a cool criminal dude with a 'Pachucho' tattoo, a pork-pie hat and a belief in knives (a noble weapon) rather than guns; the other a weak vessel with an dog who adopts an empty machismo when the pressure builds following a store robbery. Blending familar staples such as the Cain and Abel story, the doppelgänger and the conventions of the US ghetto movie, writer/director Sarinana nevertheless manages to turns a fresh eye on notions of couth and cool for today's barrio boys. Its enjoyable music track of acoustic guitar rock and Mexican-style funk sets the tone perfectly. No masterpiece, but it keeps you involved.
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Release Details

  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Fernando Sariñana
  • Screenwriter:Marcela Fuentes Berain
  • Cast:
    • Demián Bichir
    • Juan Manuel Bernal
    • Dolores Beristain
    • Vanessa Bouche
    • Verónica Merchant
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