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Thesis is a espagnol film of genre Thriller directed by Alejandro Amenábar released in USA on 11 november 1996 with Fele Martínez

Thesis (1996)

Thesis
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Released in USA 11 november 1996
Length 2h5
OriginEspagne
Genres Thriller,    Horror
Rating74% 3.700043.700043.700043.700043.70004

Tesis (Thesis) is a 1996 Spanish film. It is the feature debut of director Alejandro Amenábar, and was written by Amenabar and Mateo Gil. The film was made while he was still studying at Universidad Complutense in Madrid The movie won seven 1996 Goya Awards (The Spanish equivalent of an Oscar), including the award for Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Director. It stars Spanish Actors, Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez and Eduardo Noriega.

Synopsis

The film starts as Angela sits on a subway. The train halts and passengers are told to evacuate, as a man has just stepped in front of the tracks and died. While being led out of the station, Angela begins to move towards the tracks to see the man's remains. She is warded away at the last instant. Angela is a university student in Madrid, writing a thesis on audiovisual violence in the family. At a thesis meeting, she asks her thesis director, Figueroa, to help her find the most violent videos in the school's library. After class, Angela seeks out the help of a fellow student, Chema, who is known for his collection of violent and pornographic videos. As Angela begins to watch violent films with Chema, Professor Figueroa finds a tape in a hidden hallway of the school's audiovisual archives. The next day, Angela finds Figueroa dead of apparent heart failure in the university's viewing room, a video tape in the player. Angela takes the tape and leaves for class. She later learns that Figueroa died of an asthma attack, and that a younger professor, Castro, will now be directing her thesis project. Angela goes to Chema's house to watch the stolen film, and Chema realizes that this is a snuff film, or a film of someone actually being murdered. As they watch the women being tortured, killed and disemboweled, Chema realizes that the women in the film was named Vanessa, a girl who attended their university and went missing two years ago. Chema and Angela are also able to determine which kind of camera the killer used, and XT 500, based on the quality of its digital zoom, and that the film was shot in someone's garage.

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