The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)

TV-MA   |    |  Action, Adventure, Drama


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A hard-working single mother and wife of a getaway driver who is about to be released is approached by an unassuming and gentle man, completely unaware though of his inscrutable and utterly impelling motives.


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  • Antonio de la Torre and Ruth Díaz in The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)
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  • Luis Callejo and Antonio de la Torre in The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)
  • Raúl Jiménez in The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)

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14 February 2019 | ivans536
9
| Tense Revenge Story
Considering how much better contemporary Spanish thrillers can be than their Hollywood alternatives, this is already a must see. The director does a great job in his debut, building palpable tension in scene after scene, as from the moment the story begins you will feel something is wrong, until the tension finally explodes in the most unlikely place.

Apart from the authentic atmosphere, which portrays contemporary urban & rural Spain well, there are some great performances here, supported by a great script. Callejo & Ruth Diaz disappear into their characters, and my only pet peeve is with the main character, Arevalo's stand in, Antonio de la Torre. Although he is usually a great actor, here he lacks expression. Although it is obvious the character needs to be understated, there should be more subtle work then, such as facial expressions or movements, in order for the character not to come off as "boring".

The moral of the story is very gray, and there are no heroes here, which leaves you thinking about the movie far after the credits have rolled

Liked: -the tension (especially the gym scene) -unexpected humor -the "buddy comedy" part -direction -location

Disliked: -the leads performance -some of the character motivation

8.5

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Release Date:

15 February 2017

Language

Spanish


Country of Origin

Spain

Filming Locations

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,341,847

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