Thesis (1996)

In this suspenseful Spanish thriller, a film student's curiosity over an accidentally discovered "snuff film" places her in mortal danger. Madrid film student Angela's ordeal begins when she decides to write her thesis… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 12, 1996
DVD Release Date: November 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

mia filodoksi apopeira sholioy sti bia toy mesoy poy ypiretei [o skino8etis], ton tropo poy ayti hrisimopoieitai os opioyho skeyasma, kai etsi gia ton habale, ton symbolismo toy ergaleioy poy koybalaei ston omo toy (os ergaleio apokalypsis tis alitheias,

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Alex Ramirez

Si van con su pareja, ojo con su brazo porque puede acabar maltratado con la tensión -garantizada- de la cinta.

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Jeremy Heilman

It only manages to be startling in passing.

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Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

Spanish filmmaker Alejandro Amenábar ('Open Your Eyes') is already in his element with this low-budget thriller debut.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The thinking man's 8mm.

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Dennis Schwartz
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The young director has an exciting way of filming and keeping one engrossed in the story...

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhăes
Amenábar's low-budget debut stands out as the first display of his talent as both a writer and director, a suffocating thriller that is not only extremely… More
Elvira B
Tesis is an excellent thriller about the powerful fascination that surrounds violence and death. Especially in movies. Angela is a visual communications… More
Bruce Bruce
First 48 Minutes were so bad, I threw it back in the mail to Netflix. 1 star 7-16-2013
Pierluigi Puccini
A great whodunnit about the snuff-movies myth. entertaining and suspenseful.
Drew Smith
I can understand why this brought Alejandro Amenabar to a fruitful career, but I really just thought this was a serviceable, brainless thriller. The one thing… More
William Sleet
This film terrified me so much! Never has a film exploited so well our fear of the dark. It literally had me looking over my shoulder I was so tense.