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roshiq
02-18-2010, 01:51 AM
In Colombia, a woman and her family became the victim of an unusual act of terrorism. Unable to pay a ransom, the mother is turned into a human time bomb and is now trapped in a physical and mental circumstance from which she and her family try to break free.

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A gripping thriller told in real time, the most fascinating part is that its full 85-minute running time is one continuous shot, with no cuts and no editing but a shocking ending.
Based on an actual incident, PVC-1 begins with a group of masked criminals burst into a rural Colombian home for what initially can assume as a straightforward robbery but evolves into an outrageous ransom demand of 15 million pesos. When the father tells them actually he has no money, they attach a PVC collar-bomb to the mother's neck, threatening them that they have very little time to come up with the money or they will detonate the bomb remotely. What follows is a harrowing ordeal as the mother and her family scrambles to meet up with a task force that will try to defuse the bomb.

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The cast delivered fair enough performance where the mother character was by far the most complete one, and the woman playing the role did a splendid job of a content, fulfilled woman who is one second playing with a cute little chick in a shed and the next wearing her mortality around her neck.

This can easily be regard as an amazing accomplishment considering it was filmed in one single take with a limited budget. So kudos goes to the director as he brilliantly succeed the challenge to make such an one take film.
A piece of art camera work with a compelling original story that everyone need to see it to understand & appreciate the cinematic brilliance behind it all.

psycho d
02-19-2010, 07:12 AM
The one take thing is hard to believe. i can't wait to see it.
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