Ana Cohan) and directed by Ana Piterbarg, shown at right, who has worked mainly in Latin American television, the movie stars Viggo Mortensen, an actor with some roots in Argentina and who appears to speak Spanish quite well. (He always acts well, too, and this movie proves no exception.) It's an odd story concerning, of all things, twins -- which gives a welcome double-dose of Mr. Mortensen. One twin inhabits that island (on the Tigre Delta) and is part-time beekeeper, part-time criminal; the other lives in the big city, where he has a practice as a popular pediatrician and lives with (or is maybe married to) an attractive and successful woman. But is either twin really happy? It appears not.
Daniel Fanego (above, left) as that nasty, creepy killer;
Soledad Villamil (above, right) as the city twin's significant other;
Sofía Gala Castiglione (above, left) as the young woman who helps with the bee-keeping and grows fond of one of the twins.
Fox International and running just under two hours) opens this Friday, March 22, in New York City at the Angelika Film Center and the AMC Empire 25. Elsewhere, too, I am guessing, but I can find no information on cities or theaters. But, as with most Fox International films, I would expect a DVD release eventually. So, if you're a noir nut, or you simply appreciate a good solid melodrama, add this one to your Netflix queue....