Secuestro (2016)

This suspenseful film deals with a little boy, Domenech, wandering across the countryside, who allegedly has been kidnapped during school hours . He is son of a prestigious advocate at law, Blanca Portillo. When her child’s alleged kidnapper, Andres Herrera , is realized for lack of a solid proof, the notorious attorney goes into action . While two Police Inspectors, Decent and Romero, begin investigating the weird deeds, revealing the schoolboy was abducted by a hooded man . Step by step mystery starts to be unfold .Then things go wrong, including unintended and strongly horrible results.

This is a highly suspenseful and cerebral mystery thriller full of plot twists about bizarre facts happen to an advocate and her son, including an unexpected and disastrous denouement near the ending .Well-paced film with some really brilliant scenes and disturbing images. It contains drama, tense events , shocks , and thrilling sequences especially in its final part. Hitchcock-style psychological thriller being surprisingly good and compellingly realized. Blanca Portillo gives a fine acting as the well known and reputable solicitor who when his son is abducted takes matter into her own hands with unexpected consequences. The charming kid Domenech plays decently the born deaf , introverted and friendless 12-year-old boy who suffers mobbing . Supporting cast is pretty good with important secondaries such as Antonio Dechent as the obstinate Police Inspector, Vicente Romero as the stubborn sub-inspector, Jose Maria Pou as a corrupt judge , Nausica Bonnin, Paulina Galvez , Miguel Angel Jenner, Andres Herrera, Macarena Gomez, and special mention for the veteran Jose Coronado at a brief appearance.

A very good musical score by Marc Vaillo, including intriguing and exciting sounds . Adding a mysterious and suspenseful atmosphere by cameraman by Sergi Vartroli who displays a luxurious environment. The motion picture was well produced by Joaquin Prado and Mar Targarona herself, and stunningly written by Oriol Paulo, all of them creators of a lot of hits. The film was compactly made by Mar Targarona . She is a notorious producer , including titles as Orfanato, El habitante incierto, X3PD, Vivancos, Quien mato a Bambi , Las manos del pianista and El cuerpo directed by Oriol Paulo. Mar has directed a few films such as Boix photographer of Mauthausen and series as Muere mi vida and Abuela de verano . Rating 7.Above average Well worth watching.

Review by ma-cortes



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