Salvador
Salvador (2006)

Director Manuel Huerga teams with screenwriter Lluis Arcarazo to explore the life and death of the last man executed by the garrote in this biopic following the life of leftist Spanish bank robber and revolutionary Salvador Puig. The… More

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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jay Weissberg
Variety

Lluis Arcarazo's unfocused script fails in the first half to generate enough sympathy for the charming but irresponsible protag, but then switches gears and piles on the sentiment in pure TV movie fashion once execution time approaches.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Where we should be caught up in the emotion of a man staring death in the face, we are marvelling at the clunky switch from Seventies crime thriller to run-of-the-mill prison melodrama.

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Carlos Magalhães
Manuel Huerga created a powerful film based on a true story, intense and emotionally involving, with a wonderful performance by Daniel Brühl and presenting a… More