This suspenseful movie concerns about Angela Ana Torrent , she’s an university student at a journalism university in Madrid. She takes the video tape from the player and leaves for class. All we know is that she has a cursory interest in though supposed disdain for violence, but that offers no real reason for her not to get anyone else involved. The picture is well directed by Amenabar in his first movie. On Disc at Amazon.
Xavier Elorriaga as Castro. Near the middle of the film there is a truly claustrophobic sequence, which anyone suffering, even mildly, from claustrophobia will have a hard time getting through. The young director has an exciting way of filming and keeping one engrossed in the story We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. Castro, her new faculty advisor and Bosco’s girl friend Yolanda may also have been involved. This is the starting point of the labyrinthe plot, involving a twentysomething playboy, his bestfriends girl and a mysterious, disturbed woman infatuated with him.
In a room off the tunnel, ameanbar find shelves of video tapes like the one of Vanessa, indicating that many other women may have been murdered on camera.
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Madrid film student Angela’s ordeal begins when she decides to write her thesis about violence in film. Sure, it is more difficult to bring all sorts of things together after you built up an exciting suspense. She befriends Chema Fele Martineza young completely obsessed with violent tjesis. Views Read Edit View history.
Why is death and violence so fascinating? The plot is only resolved in the end of the film.
These are cliches, a kind of pandering to those who are quick to bemoan how base human beings really are. As she is sitting on a commuter train, it halts and passengers are told to evacuate.
Tesis has generated much critical analysis due to its study of the fascination of violence. This doesn’t sit well with the jealous Chema.
This movie contains all the sins of an european thriller: The pretentious, wealthy and ham actor Tom Cruise impaired one of the most original screenplays ever made. Several movies about the topic of snuff films have come up in the last several years 8 MM, for examplethis one is definitely the best.
Rosa Campillo as Yolanda. Edit Storyline Why is death and violence so fascinating? She comes across a snuff movie that shows a girl being tortured and killed. A feature directing debut, this fact is at times evident This suspenseful movie concerns about Angela Ana Torrentshe’s an university student at a journalism university in Madrid.
This page was last edited on 6 Marchat Overall, It’s not a must see and not for all tastes, but for its time it’s kind of a one of a kind thriller and I would of probably appreciated it more if I watched it when it came out in This suspenseful movie concerns about Angela Ana Torrentshe’s an university student at a journalism university in Madrid.
She comes across a snuff movie tjesis shows a girl being tortured and killed. I don’t dream too much, or I don’t remember what it is I dream. Goofs When Professor Figueroa finds the door to the secret library, before he enters, he wears glasses. We are led to believe that Angela is an intelligent girl, but she shows us almost none of this, making one awful decision after the other. So I thought “OK, let’s give spanish cinema one more try It’s an exciting, bizarre film; skillfully proceeded by Alejandro Amenabar and turns out to one of the most unusual Spaniard horror movie tbesis made and certainly one of the most unsettling.
All we know is that she has a cursory interest in imd supposed disdain for violence, but that offers no real reason for her not to get anyone else involved.
The message communicated by the last scene should be as subtle as a full moon, but feels natural. It doesn’t say amenaabr violence is wrong, nor does it claim that only mentally unstable people enjoy watching it If it were in English, it would have made millions guiricinefilo 29 August