Cero y van cuatro (2004)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Comedy  |   Release Date - Mar 4, 2005 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Corruption and crime connects a disparate array of people living in contemporary Mexico in this episodic drama from Alejandro Gamboa and Carlos Carrera. In "El Torzón," pals Alfonso and Álvaro are smoking a joint in their car when they are confronted by a shady cop who threatens them both with jail should they fail to pay him off within the hour. "Vida Exprés" follows a penny-pinching husband as he races to pay the ransom that will ensure the safe return of his beloved wife, and "Barbacoa De Chivo" tells the tale of a father who steals a valuable church painting to buy medicine for his dying daughter, and causes a university professor to be lynched by religious zealots after getting caught in the act. The concluding tale, "Comida De Perros" reveals just how wrong a robbery can go when the intended victims refuse to be intimidated.