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Taxi para tres / A CAB FOR THREE
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With a sharp knife to back their argument, Chavelo and Coto jump into the taxi of Ulises Morales. Apart from forcing him to serve as their chauffeur, he can't believe his eyes when they turn round and share their spoils with him. Ulises, who is having problems meeting the installments of his half-paid Lada, earns more in hours than he has in months. Chavelo and Coto reappear well dressed and carrying a revolver: no more knives and no more stealing from the poor. Ulises goes from mugged to mugger. Somewhere in the district he must be able to find the haul that will permit him to pay off the Lada. After several failed hold-ups, the two-bit purloiners end up in Ulises home, in his intimacy and in that of his spoilt daughter Javiera. When he wants out, Ulises soon sees that the only option open to him is betrayal.
BIOGRAPHY
ORLANDO LÜBBERT After having studied Architecture at Chile University, he started in cinema as an assistant to Patricio Guzmán. In 1975 he made the documentary Los puños frente al cañón. He moved to Berlin, where he wrote and directed the feature films El Paso (1979) and Die Kolonie (1985), taught (at the Berlin Open University among others) and filmed documentaries for German TV. In 1995 he returned to Chile, where he directed the documentary on the Pinochet case Chile, La herida abierta (1999).
CAST & CREW
Director
Orlando Lübbert
Screenplay
Orlando Lübbert
Photography
Patricio Riquelme
Edition
Alberto Ponce
Music
Eduardo Zvetelman
Cast
Alejandro Trejo, Fernando Gómez-Rovira, Daniel Muñoz, Elsa Poblete
Sales
Orlando Lübbert
Running Time
90 m.
Country
Chile
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