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Tunnel of Bones (2011)
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Tunnel of Bones (2011)
Original name: Túnel de los huesos
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a real event, this is the spectacular escape of seven prisoners in 1991 from the Villa Devoto prison in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the process of digging a tunnel to escape, they make a bizarre and frightening discovery just as they are about to break through to freedom. One escapee promises to report their findings when they are all free and once out, he pays his debt to "the tunnel of bones,"sharing their macabre story with a local journalist, and ultimately the world.
Style: based on true events, suspense
Plot: prison, prison escape, violence, mistrust, tunnel, escaped convict, ends with biographical notes
Time: year 1991
Place: buenos aires argentina

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