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Secuestro express (2005) Movie Information

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Secuestro express (2005)
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Overall Rank:

32471

Avg. Rating:

1.75/4

# of Ratings:

4

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

Spanish

Theater Date:

08/05/2005

Director:

Jonathan Jakubowicz

Actors:

Mía Maestro
Rubén Blades
Carlos Julio Molina
Pedro Perez
Carlos Madera
Jean Paul Leroux

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Every sixty minutes, a person in Latin America is abducted. 70% of the victims do not survive. Secuestro Express is based in Caracas, Venezuela and is the story of a young couple from a wealthy background who are the latest unwilling victims of three organized and dangerous kidnappers. The kidnappers earn a living by extorting money from rich parents after they have carried out their kidnaps. Carla and Martins ordeal looks like lasting the night.

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05/26/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Hardly an Express, more a Puff Puff Train

Express works better as a political statement than an enjoyable movie.
Working the cameraman to the max, Express is a kinetic and frenzied dog of a film.
The acting is mediocre at best and its most well known actor Ruben Blades is given very little to work with.
Director Jonathon Jakubowicz`s pretentious screenplay, in a meaningful attempt to deliver on its social agenda fails because of its trashy and exploitative nature.
In an effort to ram home its anti-Capitalism message, Secuestro strains a little too hard and only ends up confusing the viewer.
Caracas, in the worst advert ever for the Venezuelan tourist board is displayed as a dangerous, sordid and uncompromising city where no-one can be trusted (not even the police) and violent death is only a heartbeat away.
As a thriller, ...

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