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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Armando Espitia
Andrea Vergara
Linda González
Directors
Amat Escalante
Screenwriters
Gabriel Reyes
Amat Escalante
Running Time
105 minutes

Heli
Mexican brutalism


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Heli

Plot
Twenty year-old Heli (Espitia) tries to keep his head down in gangland Mexico, living with his wife, baby, dad and young sister (Vergara). But to no avail. His sister's boyfriend has stashed cocaine on his property and gangland Mexico is coming to find him...


Verdict
Grim and gritty. Warning: contains punishing scenes of testicle burning.


Reviewed by Andrew Osmond

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