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Acorralada
Acorralada
Actors: Alejandro Lascano, David Zepeda, Maritza Rodrigues, Sonya Smith, Roberto Mateos
Director: Tito Rojas;Yaki Ortega
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
UR     2008     9hr 56min

Studio: Venevision Intl Films Release Date: 10/21/2008

     
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Actors: Alejandro Lascano, David Zepeda, Maritza Rodrigues, Sonya Smith, Roberto Mateos
Director: Tito Rojas;Yaki Ortega
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
Studio: Venevision International
Format: DVD - Color - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 12/02/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 9hr 56min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: Spanish
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

Acorralada
maame | 07/01/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Again i am very upset with amazon's false advertising, why do you keep putting up that this has english subtitles, when that is not the case, please stop putting out these dvds when you know that this is not the case."
Awsome
K. claudio | Providence, RI | 08/16/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I think this soap was great. It had all the important points to understand the drama with in. There was only one thing that wasn't clear on edited version, but by comparing this novel to others I think that it was perfectly edited. I saw the full version but I felt that with this version I saw the whole novel. I will recomend it."
...what just happened?
Shirlz | Bronx, NY | 03/16/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The premise for Accoralada is a great one. A woman seeks revenge on her old nemesis and searches for her lost daughters--who are in love with the nemesis' sons.

I'm sure had I seen this during its original run (of 180 episodes) I would've experienced all the highs and lows meant to be ensued by all the on screen action, but since I didn't, I had to settle for this chopped up, heavily edited 10 hour version.

The choppiness you can understand. The bloody soap went from being 180 episodes down to ten, so A LOT, and I do me A LOT, had to be edited. One minute a child is kidnapped and the next, the mother has her child again, now for this I'm grateful, I'm not a fan of dragging out the smaller stories; but the editing doesn't work with other aspects of the piece. For instance, how they fall in love, you never know. One minute they meet, the next he's telling her he can't live with out her. Say what? When did that happen?

HOWEVER, the story itself is rather entertaining and I have to admit that the choppiness and the constant "what the heck just happened" question kept me highly entertained.

So if you didn't see the soap, or you're a fan of David Zepeda or William Levy, I say buy this DVD (those two in tiny bikinis are worth your money). Sure you might scratch your head and think to yourself "what just happened" more than once, but that's part of its charm.
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