Pacto de Hombres (1990)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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As Julio Ruiz Llaneza's Spanish-language thriller Pacto de Hombres opens, the thief Don Carlos lies on his deathbed in prison, reflecting upon the rubies that he pilfered illegally - and his desire to bequeath them to his physically impaired daughter. In desperation, Don makes a pact with a fellow criminal, Eduardo - he asks Eduardo to find the gemstones, and then split the loot 50/50 with the crippled daughter. Eduardo's integrity and loyalty are never in doubt - but his acquisition of the rubies per se could potentially put his life into grave danger, and it remains uncertain if he can pull off the job unscathed.

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deathbed, gemstones, loot, prison, pact, handicap