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'The Snatch Thief' ('El Motoarrebatador'): Film Review | Cannes 2018

'The Snatch Thief' ('El Motoarrebatador'): Film Review | Cannes 2018

Set against a backdrop of economic turmoil, Agustin Toscano’s smartly social, low-key suspenser The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador) makes for a compelling second feature from the Argentine writer-director, who first came to Cannes in 2013 with his drama The Owners. Like that movie, which played in the fest's Critics’ Week, this Directors’ Fortnight entry tackles questions of family, class and morality in its tale of a robber who decides to befriend the older woman he ripped off. Stronger in its setup than in its final denouement, the film is still savvy art-house fare that should find takers in Latin America ...

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