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ORIGINAL TITLE:  Murierion por encima de sus posibilidades

DIRECTED BY:  Isaki Lacuesta

STARS: Raúl Arévalo, Imanol Arias, Bruno Bergonzini, Àlex Brendemühl, Jose Coronado, Eduard Fernández, Ariadna Gil, Bárbara Lennie, Sergi López, Carmen Machi, Ángela Molina, Àlex Monner, Albert Pla, Josep Maria Pou, Pau Riba, José Sacristán , Jaume Sisa, Emma Suárez, Ivan Telefunken, Luis Tosar, Jordi Vilches, Julián Villagrán.

RUNTIME:  96 minutes

GENRE:  Comedy

SYNOPSIS: Five ordinary citizens, from a country not unlike Spain, have their lives destroyed by the economic crisis. With nothing left to lose, they devise an audacious scheme to save the Spanish and world economies: kidnap the president of the Central Bank, and demand that everything return to what it was before.




San Sebastian International Film Festival

Official selection – out of competition


““A successful experiment, Lacuesta both surprises and offends us with that irreverent sense of humor (…) It does not ask for your approval: either you love it or it chokes you  Rating: ★★★★ ★ (out of 5 ) »

Sergio F. Pinilla, Cinemania

«A comedy carried to the limit, with a tendency towards the macabre and a radically scathing air. A crazy portrayal of the current economic crisis»

Lluís Bonet Mojica, La Vanguardia

«Isaki Lacuesta invents a new brand of explosive comedy, and turns the crisis into an excuse to
celebrate the rigors of chaos (…) foolishly brutal»

 Luís Martínez, El Mundo

«Murieron por encima de sus posibilidades” is a film that satirizes power structures, but also
the citizen who wants to overthrow that power with a visceral outburst»

Carlos Prieto, EI Confidential



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