Ashes of Paradise (1997)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Mystery


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A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »


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3 May 2000 | cubano
10
| Top notch criminal who-done-it
This a top of the line police thriller, crossed with sibling/father rivalry drama, criminal who-done-it, and psychological character study. Quite unique really, the film is worthy of its impressive Argentine pedigree: directed by one of the country's greatest, and starring an ensemble of its best players. They range from its eldest living legend in the father/dead judge role to its most promising and popular young ones as the three sons. In between, the talent is just as impressive. This includes returning native Cecilia Roth, and talented local actors, mostly seen on TV. A very entertaining and intelligent film worth a watch.

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Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 70th Academy Awards in 1998.


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Angel Mine
(
Margo Timmins (as M. Timmins))
Performed by Cowboy Junkies (as Junkies Cowboy)
Published by Paz Junk Music / BMG Songs, Inc. ASCAP

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Crime | Drama | Mystery | Romance | Thriller

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