- Luis Ortega
- Argentina, Spain
- Cinemas of the Americas, World Cinema
- Crime, Historical
“An effortlessly palatable aesthetic experience.” –THR
With blond curls and a baby face, 17-year-old Carlitos is as merciless as he is beautiful. His early penchant for petty theft takes a violent turn when he hooks up with classmate Ramón, and the two embark on a frenzied journey of sexual discovery, passion and crime. Based on the early life of Argentina’s most notorious criminal and set in 1970s Buenos Aires, El Angel is a sleek thriller brimming with cruel energy.
- Spanish with subtitles
- 119 minutes