Profundo carmesí (Deep Crimson)
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Profundo carmesí (Deep Crimson)
Fact-based, poignantly romantic but imbued with gallows humor, this offbeat Mexican drama reenacts the notorious real-life "Lonely Hearts" murders performed in Sonora during the late '40s by an aging gigolo and a nurse. The tragicomic duo form a most unlikely pair, for they look neither like killers, nor lovers. Nicolas Estrella (Daniel Gimenez Cacho) is not aging well. Suffering chronic migraines and deeply obsessed with going bald, the end of his lady-killing days fast approaches. Coral Fabre (Regina Orozco) is unbelievably fat and suffers from chronic halitosis. Though she has… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"After the last gasp, the question remains: Why have we subjected ourselves to this film? I can't answer that."
‑ Keith Breese,
"This is a chilling tale by one of Mexico's most respected directors."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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