La Soga (The Butcher's Son) Reviews

August 18, 2010
Although at times the film gets bogged down in psychological murkiness, the relentless pace and brooding charisma of its star overcomes its narrative deficiencies.
August 18, 2010
The focus could have been refined and made for a simpler tale. As is, it's a thrilling ride -- as long as you don't try to dig too deep into the narrative structure.
August 14, 2010
From 'Shots! Shots! Shots!' to 'Hot! Hot! Hot!'
August 13, 2010
A captivating, well-acted, intense and suspenseful thriller that suffers from excessive flashbacks and a contrived romantic subplot.
August 13, 2010
The film's explicit depictions of regional violence have upset some audiences, but there's no denying their impact: those butchered pigs are only the beginning.
August 11, 2010
Despite its flaws, which are minimal for a movie that doesn't have millions of dollars like the big Hollywood flicks, 'La Soga' keeps the audience engaged right to the last frame. This is a gritty urban drama that transcends language and culture.
August 2, 2010
The best movie about a vegetarian butcher that you'll see this year.