El Angel (El ángel) (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

El Angel (El ángel) (2018)



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Buenos Aires, 1971. Carlitos is a seventeen-year-old youth. As a young boy, he coveted other people's things, but it wasn't until his early adolescence that his true calling -- to be a thief -- manifested itself. When he meets Ramon at his new school, Carlitos is immediately drawn to him. Together they will embark on a journey of discoveries, love and crime.


Lorenzo Ferro
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Critic Reviews for El Angel (El ángel)

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (3)

Lorenzo Ferro plays the young sociopath, whose beatific appearance caused the press to dub him "The Angel of Death," with a vacant remorselessness that unsettles those around him - and us, too.

October 8, 2018 | Full Review…
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How can someone so pretty be so ugly inside? The film offers no answers, but has a good time restating the question, and, of course, it looks great while doing so...

May 12, 2018 | Full Review…

A stylish period piece boasting solid performances, colorful visuals and a terrific vintage soundtrack.

May 11, 2018 | Full Review…

With its charismatic leads, sexual ambiguity, and chooglin' soundtrack of early '70s Argentinian rock, it's as entertaining as crime dramas get. But the movie seems to whitewash the transgressions of Carlos Eduardo Robledo Puch...

September 14, 2018 | Full Review…

...a deliberately-paced and often excessively spare narrative that's almost entirely devoid of standout interludes.

September 10, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

El Angel might be a period action drama, but its themes are just as relevant to what we are seeing unfold in the world today.

September 8, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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