A sequel to the 1985 Spanish crime anthology series of the same name, based on notable murders from the 20th century.
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A sequel to the 1985 Spanish crime anthology series of the same name, based on notable murders from the 20th century.

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Spain

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Spanish

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Excellent crime anthology based on famous killings from Spanish history and well written and produced by Pedro Costa
9 August 2017 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Enjoyable series formed by three seasons , based on known criminal events including intense drama , creepy images, blood and gore . The thrilling series narrates the macabre deeds from social and political sight point . Here are described notorious murders that by the time convulsed Spain . These crimes became part of the Spanish black history . This series includes the followings : El Jarabo , Crime of the Procurador , Crime de Don Benito , Crime Estanqueras , Crime Cine Oriente , Crime of Perpignan , Crime Captain Sánchez , the case of Carmen Broto , among others . Most of the Killers were discovered , judged , condemned and executed by Garrote Vil . And the film ¨Amantes¨ (1991) originally intended to be produced as an episode of the TV crime anthology series 'La Huella Del Crimen 2' (1991) , before producer Pedro Costa decided to rewrite the script as a theatrical film after talking to Vicente Aranda and realized it could be a big box office hit.

This series contains thrilling episodes , including solid but downbeat dramas , based on true stories written by Pedro Costa . They are peculiar tales of loves , lies and jealousy with an intrigues behind . This interesting as well as intimate series results to be passionate retelling and a touching dramas , including strong sex scenes , violence and suspense . Special mention for ¨Crime of express of Andalucia¨ that had fateful consequences . This episode belongs to second season which was directed by prestigious filmmakers as Rafael Monleon , Pedro Costa,Ricardo Franco, Antonio Drove. ¨Crime of Andalucia Express¨ is set during the dictatorship of General Miguel Primo De Rivera , Madrid, 1924 , it was one of the most botched crime in history . It deals with an unemployed person in his 30s, a young played by Fernando Valverde in perpetual disappointment to his aging military father , hatches a plan to rob the mail train to Andalusia . As he joins a misfit band , as the gang plans to steal a shipment of jewelry and money traveling aboard the express train . The band is formed by two gays : Chato Valverde , Enrique San Francisco , a player : José Antonio Ceinos , a poor worker : Mario Pardo , all of them carry out a robbing on the wagon mail express train Andalucía . They intended the hit to be bloodless but complications arise soon . But to carry out the action they are forced to kill a couple of operators . The police will keep track of the three thieves , and things go awry . This episode was well directed by Imanol Uribe (Días Contados, Bwana , Plenilunio, Extraños, El Viaje De Carol , La Carta Esferica)


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