El Ángel

El Ángel

Poster for El Ángel

Crime thriller based on Argentine serial killer Carlos Robledo Puch, labelled "The Angel of Death" because of his angelic appearance.

2018Rating: R16, Violence, offensive language & sexual material126 minsArgentina, SpainSpanish with English subtitles
CrimeDramaTrue Story & BiographyWorld Cinema

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El Ángel | Reviews

Variety

Variety

He mines the scenes of violence for black comedy, rendering the bloodletting anticlimactic and the victims largely irrelevant, and Ferro’s baby-faced, bright eyed disingenuity suits that agenda perfectly.

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NPR

NPR

Lorenzo Ferro plays the young sociopath, whose beatific appearance caused the press to dub him "The Angel of Death," with a vacant remorselessness that unsettles those around him - and us, too.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

While Angel brings little new to the lexicon of serial killer biopics, it hits the target as an effortlessly palatable aesthetic experience, more shiny period pageant than probing character study.

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El Ángel | Release Details

El Ángel is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV.