Perdido por Perdido (1993)

Genres - Action, Drama  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - Argentina  |  
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In this Argentine caper drama tells the story of a salesman who finds himself in the middle of an insurance scam to help him pay his bills. Ernesto is a salesman who is plagued by debt and by Argentina's inflation. In desperation he gets advice from Perotti, a loan shark. It is he that suggests that Ernesto file a stolen car claim for his car. Things go well until Mattesutti, an ex-cop working for the insurance company investigates the claim. Mattesutti soon finds that Pierotti is involved with many big time white-collar criminals. Pierotti's boss is a crooked industrialist whose schemes include shady real estate deals, and insurance scams. Mattesutti then uses blackmail to force Ernesto into helping him catch Pierotti's boss.

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blackmail, con/scam, credit, finances, insurance, investigator, poverty, salesperson