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The Similars (Los Parecidos) (2016)




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On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight people waiting in a remote bus station for a bus heading to Mexico City start experiencing a strange phenomenon. Threatened by paranoia and fear, the strangers show the best and worst of themselves as they try to unravel the mysterious condition that is invading each of them like a virus.

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Carmen Beato
as Gertrudis
Alberto Estrella
as Detective Reyes
Luis Alberti
as Policeman
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Most episodes of The Twilight Zone run 30 minutes, and there's barely enough material here to justify a feature, but Ezban makes it work.

December 1, 2016 | Rating: 3 | Full Review…

This SF spoof eventually turns silly, but not in an interesting way.

April 14, 2016 | Full Review…

In stylistic terms, however, The Similars is fully realized as a semi-camp yet canny homage to vintage suspense templates.

February 29, 2016 | Full Review…

Between The Incident and now The Similars (Los Parecidos), Isaac Ezban is proving himself to be one of the best directors of brainy sci-fi.

November 10, 2016 | Full Review…

An original and worthy attempt to create quality Mexican sci-fi cinema. [Full review in Spanish]

October 28, 2016 | Full Review… of outré cinema will love this tripped out Mexican homage to old school genre filmmaking.

October 23, 2016 | Rating: 16/20 | Full Review…

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