The Aura

Release date: November 17, 2006
(NY)

Studio: IFC First Take

Director: Fabián Bielinsky

MPAA Rating: N/A

Screenwriter:

Starring: Jorge D'Elía, Ricardo Darín, Dolores Fonzi, Pablo Cedrón, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Alejandro Awada

Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime

Duration: N/A

Copyright Holder: N/A

Copyright: N/A

Plot Summary:

Espinoza is a shy taxidermist who secretly dreams of executing the perfect robbery. On his first ever hunting trip, in the calm of the Patagonian forest, his dreams are made reality with one squeeze of the trigger. Espinoza accidentally kills a man who turns out to be a real criminal and inherits his scheme: the heist of an armored van carrying casino profits. Caught up in a world of complex new rules and frightening violence, Espinoza's lack of experience puts him in real danger. And he has another, more dangerous liability: he is an epileptic. Before each seizure he is visited by the "aura": a paradoxical moment of confusion and enlightenment where the past and future seem to blend. These attacks appear without notice when he least expects them, just when he needs all his wits about him...

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