• Released
  • February 11, 2011
  • (Limited 2/11)
  • NR , 1 hr 47 min
  • Art House/Foreign
Carancho Synopsis
Sosa and Lujan fall in love while trying to achieve their personal goals.
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By Michelle Orange
Carancho moves into heist mode in its final act, and the lovingly balanced, placid frames give way to thrilling turbulence.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A technical and performance success. The chemistry between Sosa and Lujan heats up the screen as their lives spiral out of control.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Carancho is a particularly jaw-dropping example of what this great, cunning city - on film, anyway - is capable of: an exhilarating bummer.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
There are odd comic moments, but this is a bleak, nighttime, nightmare world, where the couple seem to have about the same chance at a...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Director Pablo Trapero ( Lion's Den), like so many contemporary Argentine filmmakers, reserves the bulk of his wrath for a country whose...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Worth seeing.
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Boxoffice Magazine

By John P. McCarthy
Carancho's noir vibe stems from the scenario itself, plus claustrophobic cinematography and art direction.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
As a thriller, however, the film only comes alive in fits and starts.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This drama, directed by Pablo Trapero, is violent, and unconcerned with easy redemption. That makes it hard to watch, though fascinating...
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The Hollywood Reporter

Punishing for some, it could be just the cup of tea for the young male demographic.
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A confusing, violent depiction with little insight

By cantaloupe
The film takes on a tough topic (the ways in which a group of criminals prey on the victims of traffic accidents to get rich while depriving the victims of most of the insurance money) and gives us...

Darin a jewel

By jeff2010
What a good acting, she transmits her fatigue and exhaustion at the limit and him is her exit door, what a good movie I hope if Hollywood do a remake don't kill the idea....

Dark and brooding, but riveting

By EllenBT
This movie is a metaphor for everything that is wrong with Argentina, and is still a gripping tale of political corruption and self-destruction, kind of a very dark remake of Butch Cassidy and the...


By Glencorse
I really enjoyed this movie. Well acted, the lead actor was also the lead in The Secret in Their Eyes. Unrelenting in it's portrayal of poverty and misery there is a tender love story hidden here....


By smj123
I was very disaponted, seen so mamy movies from Ricardo Darin, these was very dissaponted, I realy was expect better, the rating was not what it was supose to be to give a B+, ia incorrect. Hope...

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Rated NR