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 … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Everardo Valerio Gout
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 5, 2015
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as Kidnappe

as Iguana/Doroteo

as Susana Lozano

as Melquiades

as Commandant Jose
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Critic Reviews for Days of Grace

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (4)

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

Full Review… | May 14, 2015
Los Angeles Times
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"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.

Full Review… | April 30, 2015
New York Times
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Most of this frantic moviemaking is more disorienting than riveting.

Full Review… | April 28, 2015
Village Voice
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The dizzying narrative pings hither and thither, with first-time director Gout confidently deploying different screen ratios and film stocks to remind the audience where they are in the timeline.

Full Review… | July 23, 2013
Time Out
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It does have enough action to be entertaining and it will give a lot more to the viewer who can work out the style intricacies.

Full Review… | May 24, 2015
Mark Leeper's Reviews

The best Mexican splatterfest since Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia!

Full Review… | April 27, 2015
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Audience Reviews for Days of Grace


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.

Carlos Magalhães

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