Movies like Magallanes

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Magallanes (2015)
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Magallanes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magallanes (Damián Alcázar) sees his humdrum life turn upside down the day Celina (Magaly Solier), a women he met in the violent years when he was a soldier with the Peruvian Army, jumps into his taxi in a Lima street. This unexpected re-encounter after 25 years with the dark past that unites them prompts Magallanes to embark on a daring plan to help Celina get money and find his own redemption.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, secret, pedophile, blackmail, colonel, war, rape revenge, money, kidnapping, taxi, photograph, fear, cell phone, blood, hairdresser, loan, barbershop, ransom, ransom demand, partisan

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