The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador)


The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador) (2018)



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A robber regrets having brutally hit an elderly woman in order to snatch off her handbag and attempts to make up for the damage he inflicted. But his past deeds as moto-snatcher hunt him, keeping him from re-starting his life anew.


Critic Reviews for The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador)

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

A well-observed drama of deceit.

May 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Takes a nuanced approach to the two lead characters, refusing an easy heart-warming approach and thereby delivering a more complex story beneath the stripped-down filmmaking.

May 16, 2018 | Full Review…
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What in other Latin American films is a natural inclination for sordidness and violence is turned around in [director Agustín] Toscano's film, in a certain sense taking advantage of the spectator's prejudices. [Full review in Spanish]

Sep 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite its flat secondary characters and an anticlimactic ending (...) "The Snatch Thief" is a fascinating and well-acted drama. [Full review in Spanish]

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

The Snatch Thief is is potent, contradictory, provocative, uncomfortable and at times a stimulating combination of tragicomedy and psychological thriller... [Full Review in Spanish]

Jun 12, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[A] social but primarily intimate story, The Motoarrebatador feels like the Dardenne brothers' films. [Full review in Spanish]

Jun 7, 2018 | Full Review…

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