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7 Boxes (2012)

7 cajas (original title)
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Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.

Directors:

Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schémbori (as Tana Schembori)

Writers:

Juan Carlos Maneglia (screenplay), Tito Chamorro (screenplay collaboration) | 1 more credit »
7 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Celso Franco ... Víctor
Víctor Sosa Víctor Sosa ... Nelson
Lali Gonzalez ... Liz
Nico García Nico García ... Luis
Paletita Paletita ... Darío
Manu Portillo Manu Portillo ... Oficial Servián (as Manuel Portillo)
Mario Toñanez Mario Toñanez ... Sargento Osorio
Nelly Davalos Nelly Davalos ... Tamara
Roberto Cardozo Roberto Cardozo ... Gus
Jin Hyuk Johnny Kim Jin Hyuk Johnny Kim ... Jim (as Johnny Kim)
Luis Gutiérrez Luis Gutiérrez ... Jorge
Liliana Alvarez Liliana Alvarez ... Alejandra
Katia García Katia García ... Leti Sanchez
Atil Closs Atil Closs ... Esteban
Junior Rodriguez Junior Rodriguez ... Tano
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Storyline

It's Friday night in Asunción, Paraguay and the temperature is sweltering. Víctor, a 17-year-old wheelbarrow delivery boy, dreams of becoming famous and covets a fancy cellular phone in the infamous Mercado 4. He's offered a chance to deliver seven boxes with unknown contents in exchange for a quick US$100. But what sounds like an easy job soon gets complicated. Something in the boxes is highly coveted and Víctor and his pursuers quickly find themselves caught up in a crime they know nothing about. Written by Anonymous

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The rules are simple: Deliver or Die


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Paraguay | Spain

Language:

Spanish | Guarani | Korean

Release Date:

7 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

7 Boxes See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,447, 9 February 2014

Gross USA:

$38,106

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$370,892
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tana Schémbori: (at around 1h 13 mins) nurse giving directions to Tami at the hospital. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cine Terapia: Cine Terapia - Juan Carlos Maneglia (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Reggaeton Número 1
Written by Rolfi Gomez and Patrick Altamirano
Performed by Rolfi Gomez and Patrick Altamirano
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A thrill ride!
28 January 2013 | by queenjustineSee all my reviews

I just saw this yesterday at the Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival, after hearing about it earlier in the day from a Puerto Rican gentleman I met who said he heard it was good. It's kind of a Paraguayan "Pulp Fiction" with a little "Run Lola Run" thrown in. A teenage boy who works in a giant urban marketplace carting goods for people with a hand-truck gets unwittingly involved in some nefarious business when he agrees to transport seven mysterious boxes for a tempting sum of money. The young lead actor is good, and the rapport between him and his friend Liz rings with true universal teenage-ness. I understand the director has a background in music videos, which explains the snappy, fast-paced cinematography, which works to good effect. Chase scenes, suspense, and sweet moments of tenderness here and there keep the action moving along nicely. There is quite a bit of violence near the end, but none of it too bloody or gruesome. A very fun film!


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