• El aura (2005)

El aura

Release Date: 2005

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

Shy taxidermist Espinosa (Ricardo Darín), who has epilepsy, dreams of committing the perfect crime. He unexpectedly gets the chance when he accidentally kills a shady character during a hunting trip. The victim had planned to rob an armored car carrying casino profits, and Espinosa takes over the scheme. But his lack of criminal experience and his illness put his life in real danger.

Cast: Ricardo Darín, Dolores Fonzi, Pablo Cedrón, Jorge D'Elía, Alejandro Awada, Rafael Castejón, Walter Reyno, Guido D'Albo

Director: Fabián Bielinsky

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: Patagonik Film Group, Canal+ España, Aura Films, Tornasol Films S.A.

Keywords: Transformation, Murder, Dark, Quest, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Bielinsky is a most expressive director, achieving considerable nuances and depths of emotion with characters' looks, gestures, body language and silences. show more

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Darin is an actor who's really consummate at suggesting two simultaneous levels of character. show more

  • 75
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    The tension and intrigue between the pretender and his would-be associates is as dense as the woods surrounding their hiding place. show more

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