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The Lost Brother (2017)

El otro hermano (original title)
Cetarti, a public employee who has just been fired, travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a lonely town in the Chaco province. He must take care of the corpses of his mother and brother ... See full summary »

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Israel Adrián Caetano (screenplay), Nora Mazzitelli (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Duarte
Daniel Hendler ... Cetarti
Erasmo Olivera Erasmo Olivera ... Empleado morgue
Déborah Vidret Déborah Vidret ... Madre Cetarti (as Débora Vidret)
Estanislao Arpone Estanislao Arpone ... Hermano Cetarti
Guillermo Jacubowicz Guillermo Jacubowicz ... Cardozo
Jorge Prado Jorge Prado ... Molina (as Jorge Roberto Prado)
Ángela Molina ... Marta
María Jimena Acevedo María Jimena Acevedo ... Madre Cetarti
Alian Devetac ... Danielito
Maximiliano Rúa Maximiliano Rúa ... Joven secuestrado
Pablo Cedrón Pablo Cedrón ... Enzo
Alejandra Flechner Alejandra Flechner ... Eva
Violeta Vidal Violeta Vidal ... Cajera banco
Luis Navarro Luis Navarro ... Policía
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Cetarti, a public employee who has just been fired, travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a lonely town in the Chaco province. He must take care of the corpses of his mother and brother who have been brutally murdered, and with whom no bond of affection binds him. The only thing that mobilizes Cetarti to undertake the trip is the possibility of charging a modest life insurance to be able to settle in Brazil. There he meets Duarte, a sort of town capo and friend of his mother's murderer, with whom he establishes a strange society to manage and collect that money. Written by Sebastián Incaurgarat

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Nada más peligroso que un hombre común. [Nothing more dangerous than an ordinary man.]

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Argentina | Uruguay | Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bajo este sol tremendo See more »

Filming Locations:

Chaco, Argentina

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$166,741
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Color
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23 March 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

The concept of the movie is quite interesting. Unfortunately the main character is quite bland to put it mildly. The story itself is interesting and there are quite a few surprises along the way. The other characters are actually more interesting. Not that you have many people to root for. Well none that get explored in depth that is for that matter.

So while family is or can be a big thing, in this case it seems to be an excuse to bring a stranger into town. A thriller works in certain circumstances and this has its merits, but in this case you really have to suspend a lot of disbelief and try to stick with it, even with all the obstacles thrown into your way. I am not judging the main actor after this one performance, so maybe it was the script, maybe it was a number of things, but they all work against the idea behind it all ...


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