The movie

Los Delincuentes

Bank employee Morán schemes to steal enough money to never work again, then confess and serve prison time while his colleague hides the cash. Soon under investigative pressure, accomplice Román meets a woman who transforms him forever.

Length: 189 min
Country: Argentinië
Language spoken: Spaans
Language subtitles: Nederlands
Cast: Esteban Bigliardi, Margarita Molfino, Mariana Chaud
Director: Rodrigo Moreno
Release date: 2023

Description

It begins with the on-the-clock rhythms of a bank employee’s routine work, follows with the tightness and tension of a heist film, and segues into a demented 'business proposal' that feels more like blackmail. During its three hours, divided into two parts, Rodrigo Moreno’s Los delincuentes deploys many mutations and detours: from city to country, from the comically stressful to placid leisure, from the heavily structured to the freedom of loose ends, from a one-man deed to a study of intertwined duplicity, from the purely materialistic to the mystically romantic…

Reviews

The Guardian
"beguilingly surreal slow-motion Buenos Aires heist tale”