Carancho

Carancho

DVD - 2011 | Spanish
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Sosa is an ambulance-chasing attorney with questionable ethics. Lujan is a young, idealistic doctor, susceptible to corruption. After Lujan and Sosa's paths repeatedly cross, the two form an unlikely romance that is threatened by Sosa's turbulent past.
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Strand Releasing Home Video, [2011]
Branch Call Number: DVD SPA 791.4372/CARANCHO
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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empbee
Aug 27, 2017

Tense, intense, horrifying. A well done movie.

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hecto
Oct 09, 2014

A compelling 'no way out' plot plus fine acting, with a gritty, unpolished, 'real' look from the camera work. Don't miss it.

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ilovewhippets
Aug 07, 2013

This is a slow movie.. Intriguing story, set in Argentina.. Not an easy country to live and work in, where many people in authority are on the "take".. The movie fails to deliver.. I wouldn't recommend it..

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neonkc
Aug 06, 2012

excelente movie

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geomillar
Apr 29, 2012

Carancho is a blood and guts thriller from Argentine director Pablo Trapero. An unlikely team [Insurance fixer and young doctor] tries to bring justice to their patients / clients. Anything more would destroy a bitterly brilliant movie. Not for the feint of heart.

voisjoe1 Apr 21, 2012

Carancho (vulture - in this case a vulture defrauding money from insurance companies) is a well-scripted tale of insurance fraud, drug addiction, mob competition and romance. It stars Argentina's Ricardo Darin who starred in the Oscar winning "The Secret in Their Eyes," and also "Nine Queens" and "The Aura." Darin gets beat up quite bit as he tries to outwit the authorities and his mobster friends and mobster enemies.

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2300Newst Mar 26, 2012

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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