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The Body (El cuerpo) (2012)The Body (El cuerpo) (2012)

The Body (El cuerpo) (2012)

Mystery, Thriller

7.2

movie

Spain

Spanish

Intense, Raw, Suspenseful

2012

Oriol Paulo

Ahmed Adel, Aida Oset, Aina Planas

112 min

Synopsis

A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.

Our Take

7.2
Stella Turn

Without a shadow of a doubt, one of the most gripping thrillers in recent years. It starts in a morgue where a corpse of a deceased femme fatale goes missing. Her husband is the first person to be suspected as evidence starts pointing to him for killing his wife and hiding the body. He is called by the police to the crime scene to help with the investigation that is led by a shady detective. The film then takes you on a journey filled with reflections on marriage, deceit and the character’s urge to safeguard whats their own and the territories they are willing to cross to keep it. Drawing you into the atmosphere from the very start, it refuses to let you go out of it. All while maintaining a simple premise.

 

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