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A Red Bear
A Red Bear
Actors: Julio Chávez, Soledad Villamil, Luis Machín, Agostina Lage, Enrique Liporace
Director: Adrián Caetano
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2005     1hr 35min

"Like in a disenchanted urban western, A Red Bear draws out the destiny of a justice-seeking avenger, outlawed by the raw truth of life in the suburbs of Buenos Aires. From the director of Bolivia, Adrián Caetano?s interna...  more »

     
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Actors: Julio Chávez, Soledad Villamil, Luis Machín, Agostina Lage, Enrique Liporace
Director: Adrián Caetano
Creators: Adrián Caetano, Gilles Sacuto, José María Morales, Lita Stantic, Matías Mosteirín, Gabriela Speranza, Romina Lanfranchini
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Family Life, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: New Yorker Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 04/19/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 35min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: Spanish, Spanish
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

"Sometimes it is better to leave alone the people you love"
M. B. Alcat | Los Angeles, California | 06/09/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

""A red bear" is an interesting Argentinian film directed by Adrián Caetano. The main character is a man nicknamed "Bear" (Julio Chávez) who is determined to recover his life.

That could mean many things, but in this instance it means that "Bear" participated in a butched robbery, and went to jail for seven years. During that time, his wife Natalia (Soledad Villamil) started a relationship with another man, Sergio (Luis Machín). What is more, his daughter Alicia (Agostina Lage) has grown without him, and looks up to Sergio as a substitute dad. What will "Bear" do? Does he have any possibility of getting his family back? And would that be a good thing for them?

A secondary plot is "Bear"'s objective of recovering some money that a man named "Turk" owes him. However, that will not be easy. Moreover, and due to the fact that "Turk" is very involved in criminal activities, meeting him will expose "Bear" to being sent to jail again.

On the whole, I really liked this movie, and I can recommend it to you. It is not perfect, but it is more than good enough to engage the spectator, and has the advantage of having a very good cast. You are not likely to be disappointed :)

Belen Alcat"
Una pelicula con pasion
Yamna Alejandra | Puerto Rico | 05/23/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"La pelicula trae una historia de consciencia. Dentro de todo este desastre de la sociedad hay un amor verdadero por su hija donde prefiere dar apoyo a la persona que odia y dejar seguir el curso de la vida de las personas que ama sin él. La traición, la carcel, los celos, el desajuste de la sociedad en decadencia.Dos osos...uno marcado por la sociedad y el otro rojo, símbolo del amor por su hija...Una pelicula apasionada donde se le quedan las ganas de volver a verla. A great movie. Shows a bad side of a person and the true fillings for the family.Like always,a latinomerican film with passion."