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Days of Grace (2015)

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Corruption, kidnapping, and vigilante justice fuel this explosive debut by Mexican filmmaker Everardo Gout. Set in Mexico City during three consecutive World Cup tournaments, three lives impacted by abduction intersect. Lupe, an idealistic cop, is tasked to investigate a crime ring and finds that justice has no value when a human life has a price. When Susana's businessman-husband Arturo is taken, she must go outside the law to fight for his release. And Iguana is conflicted as he dreams of becoming a boxer even as he is drawn into a lifestyle that finds him guarding kidnap Victim X and facing down a criminal mastermind. (C) Cinema Libre

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Cast

Kristyan Ferrer
as Iguana/Doroteo
Carlos Bardem
as Victima X
Mario Zaragoza
as Melquiades
Dolores Heredia
as Susana Lozano
José Sefami
as Commandant Jose
Eilen Yañez
as Maxedonia
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Critic Reviews for Days of Grace

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (9)

Gout undermines his own spiky, ambitious narrative with all the visual interference, as dazzling as it often is.

May 14, 2015 | Full Review…

"Days of Grace" is a potent and vigorous film. It may not illuminate the depths or explore the causes of Mexico's crisis, but it mines that crisis for memorable images and dramatic scenes.

April 30, 2015 | Full Review…

Most of this frantic moviemaking is more disorienting than riveting.

April 28, 2015 | Full Review…

Eventually, the film's impressive array of formal pyrotechnics overwhelms its morals.

April 26, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

So confusing (especially if you're a football dolt) that you may have trouble identifying the different narrative strands. It's still gripping.

July 26, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's a confident, well-made film that ends up in a blind alley of cynicism.

July 25, 2013 | Full Review…

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½

There are some amazing long takes here, yes, and the brutality depicted is really appropriate; however, it seems more than evident that Gout is only aiming for style, putting together three stories using absurd twists that render the whole meaningless.

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