The Angel (El Ángel) (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

The 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.


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Critic Reviews for The Angel (El Ángel)

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

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…

Perhaps here Ortega's gaze... makes that course of extravagant robberies and brutal murders exude to the eyes of the viewer the visceral combination of scandal and attraction that only the cinema and its immense screen can reach. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 9, 2018 | Full Review…

[The Angel is] a film that is risky and powerful. [Full review in Spanish]

August 9, 2018 | Full Review…

It is a narrative and captivating visual experience that recreates pure stylization and power the brief but devastating criminal raid of the then young carlos Eduardo oak puch at the beginning of the '70s. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 7, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

El Angel is a powerful Argentine police product, with a reconstruction of time and visual resolutions of certain scenes that demonstrate the high technical level of the film. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 7, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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