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Contratiempo (2017)

Director:
Oriol Paulo
INTERNATIONAL TITLE
The Invisible Guest
COUNTRY
Spain
GENRE
Mystery/Thriller
NORWEGIAN TITLE
-
RUNNING TIME
106 minutes
Producer:
Mercedes Gamero
Adrián Guerra
Sandra Hermida
Mikel Lejarza
Eneko Lizarraga
Núria Valls
Screenwriter:
Oriol Paulo


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Adrián Doria Mario Casas
Virginia Goodman Ana Wagener
Tomás Garrido José Coronado
Laura Vidal Bárbara Lennie
Félix Leiva Francesc Orella
Daniel Garrido Iñigo Gastesi

 

Review

Oriol Paulo is the Spanish writer/director behind this clever and often mesmerizing thriller about a man arrested for the murder of his lover who hires a prestigious attourney in order to build a defense before the trial. Paulo's script is playful in the best possible sense of the word. It explores known territories with an abundance of fresh angles, and Paulo's story is brilliantly constructed without ever coming off as contrived. The film plays like a cross between Memento and El secreto de sus ojos, as directed by Stanley Kubtick. It's inventive, seductive and constantly engaging.

Copyright © 12.11.2019 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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