Not so melancholy now, eh Lars? Eh? Oh, apparently he still is.
Following on from 2007’s acclaimed Elite Squad, this sequel returns to the murky world of the BOPE, Rio de Janeiro’s famed and feared military police battalion. Genre fans will doubtless find much to coo over, but for all its bombast it’s difficult to tell whether there’s actually any substance hiding under the bulletproof vest.
Ricardo Darín and Soledad Villamil star in a labyrinthine homicide thriller which twists, turns and generally contorts itself through the corrupt underbelly of 70s Argentine law enforcement. It doesn’t sound great, does it? Well, it bloody is great. So there.