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Alejandro Amenábar

Tesis (Thesis)

Edition 1996
125' - 1996 - Crime, Mystery, Horror - Dialogue: Spanish
Director: Alejandro Amenábar Composer: Alejandro Amenábar, Mariano Marin With: Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez, Eduardo Noriega
Angela is studying at the Academy of Cinematography. She is working on a thesis about
violence in the audiovisual media. As an aid for her work, her tutor Figueroa promised to search in the videotheque for extremely violent films. While her classmate Chema invites her to see several gore and porno films in his house, Figueroa discovers a labyrinth of underground galleries filled with hundreds of tapes. He chooses one of them and gets out. Next morning, Angela finds him dead in the projection room. She steals the tape that he was watching. Intrigued by this story, Chema convinces Angela to watch the film together. The tape is a "snuff movie', the recording of a murder. Horrified, Angela sees how a girl is tortured and dismembered.

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Credits

Director

Alejandro Amenábar

Composer

Alejandro Amenábar, Mariano Marin

With

Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez, Eduardo Noriega

Scenario

Alejandro Amenábar

Director of Photography

Hans Burmann

Editor

Elena Sainz de Rozas

Producer

José Luis Cuerda

More information

Dialogue

Spanish

Countries of production

Spain

Year

1996

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