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El Bonaerense

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Release Date:November 26, 2003
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Jorge Román, Darío Levy, Mimí Ardú, Víctor Hugo Carrizo, Hugo Anganuzzi
Director:Pablo Trapero
Producer:Pablo Trapero
Writer:Nicolas Gueilburt, Ricardo Ragendorfer
Distributor:Menemsha Entertainment

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Description: Zapa is a regular, hard-working, 35-year-old locksmith living in rural Argentina. When his boss asks him to do a special job for some special clients, Zapa agrees, for he has no choice. He ends up having to crack the safe at a store so the clients can stuff their bags and carry out a robbery. To avoid prison, he is forced to leave his family and birthplace for Buenos Aires, where he signs up to become a police cadet. After months of grueling training, he graduates the academy with flying colors; and by doing so, Zapa officially becomes a Bonaerense--a member of the most brutal and corrupt police force in Argentina. Now he has the power, and now he makes the rules. From this point forward, there's no going back.

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