11 March 2021 | ma-cortes
Funny and diverting Fernando Colomo picture with entertainment, amusement and Chirigotas
Quique : Salva Reina is a without money young and he doesn't have cash enough to care his elderly mother : Maria Alfonso Rosso stricken with Alzheimer illness . He has a sister in prison , Maggie Cívantos, about to be freed . While cleaning a recent depot of drug , Quique is aware an armored van transporting the dope taken by Police and Guardia Civil from crimes . Then , he contacts El Tuti : Joaquin Núñez who is related with a criminal band led by El Gallego: Manuel Marquiña , all of them decide an assault before drug burning at the facility . Along the way Quique falls in love for a gang member : Manuela Velasco .
A bemusing comedy blending various elements as thriller , drama , action , caper movie and a lot of hilarious , disconcerting situations . The film is full of Cádiz topical habits , Carnival, dances , parades and Chirigotas . In fact , in the movie there are various performances from the sympathetic Cádiz Chrigotas that are the best parts of the movie . Stars Salva Reina a likable actor with successes as Television as cinema , he is becoming popular actor as a new Alfredo Landa and in stand-up genre. He is well accompanied by a fine cast such as : Manuela Velasco of Rec saga , Maggie Civantos of Vis to Vis series , Joaquin Núñez, Maria Alfonsa Rosso , Vicente Romero and special mention for veteran Manuel Manquiña as a tough mobster and cunning leader of the band .
The motion picture was uneven but professionally directed by comedy expert Fernando Colomo . He is a good director who has a long career from the Seventies with Tigres de papel , La Mano Negra and in the eighties outstood with Estoy en crisis , La vida alegre , Miss Caribe , Bajarse al Moro . In the 90s he made hits as as Los Años Bárbaros, Cuarteto de la Habana , Al Sur de Granada , among others . Rating : 6/10 . Acceptable and pasable . The flick will appeal to modern Spanish comedy aficionados