THE SNITCH CARTEL [El cartel de los sapos]
2012 Oscar Submission for Best Foreign Language Film, Colombia
Based on a true story, this high-octane thriller follows young buck Martin as he rises through the ranks of a vicious drug cartel in hopes of winning the hand of the sophisticated Sofia. But when the cartel's kingpin is murdered, Martin is left with no choice but to become a snitch for the DEA. Set against the violent drug wars of the 1990s, Carlos Moreno (DOG EAT DOG, ALL YOUR DEAD ONES) combines breakneck action with steamy romance. Ranging from Bogotá to Miami, an attractive young cast brings this vital story to life with support from Hollywood vet Tom Sizemore and Oscar nominee Adriana Barraza (BABEL). Official Selection, 2013 Palm Springs Film Festival.
DIR Carlos Moreno; SCR Luiso Berdejo, Juan Camillo Ferrand, Andrés López; PROD Manolo Cardona, Alex Garcia. Colombia, 2011, color, 115 min, DCP. In Spanish with English subtitles. RATED R S V D L
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