Towards Darkness

2008, Movie, R, 92 mins

Towards Darkness
Colombian-born writer-director Antonio Negret's kidnapping thriller tackles the same subject matter as Hollywood's big-budget, star driven PROOF OF LIFE (2000). But it's a grittier and more viscerally affecting film, despite its arty flashback/flashforward structure and a couple of plot twists too many.

Jose Gutierrez (Roberto Urbina, of TV's Gilmore Girls), isn't from a famous, politically connected or rich family – his father, Carlos (Tony Plana, of TV's Ugly Betty), is just a middle-class bank manager. But kidnapping is so common in Colombia that families carry insurance to cover ransoms like the $500,000 Jose's captors want for his safe re...

Released: 2008 Rated: R Length: 92 mins

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Towards Darkness: Negotiation Talk
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