Film: El Practicante
Starring: Mario Casas, Déborah François, Guillermo Pfening, María Rodríguez Soto, Celso Bugallo, Raúl Jiménez, Pol Monen, Alice Bocchi, Martín Bacigalupo
Director: Carles Torras
Reviewer: George Sylex
Overview - El Practicante is a Spanish thriller with components of romance and violence. The film is directed by Carles Torras (Callback, Open 24h). The Filmmaker himself composed the screenplay with Hèctor Hernández Vicens and David Desola. El Practicante manages a man endures auto collision that leaves him a paraplegic and from that point forward, he has lived fixated on desire. The movie has not been in theaters and is distributed legitimately through Netflix.
Carles Torras proceeds with The Paramedic, his specific fixation on male characters who draw out the most noticeably awful in themselves in light of their disappointments. An intrigue that started with Open 24 h, a dry and tragic film about a person who tackles his issues through brutality, and proceeded with the honor winning Callback, an account of a fruitless entertainer who turns into a killer. The third title of this specific cycle, shown through the Netflix stage, is maybe the most available to the greater part open. Here he acquaints us with a sociopathic paramedic named Ángel (Mario Casas) who, in the wake of enduring a mishap that leaves him disabled in a wheelchair, turns into a killer moved by dread of his better half Vane's (Déborah François) betrayal and his specific resentment at being genuinely restricted.
The film has the achievement of its brief time, which is valued, since more minutes would have been significantly more torment for the watcher. At any rate they have had regards in such manner, albeit even so the filler is allowed to play (the character of the medical caretaker, and her scenes). The filmmaker's in the background work can't be lauded either, as it is an intimate product (nearly everything occurs in a similar space) and it doesn't stand apart by any means. It could have been coordinated by any other person who might not see the distinction, being a simple work and lacking punch. The dominant part of the Spanish thriller is profoundly unsurprising from the trailer itself. I was seeking for a twisty closure or an exciting plotline, notwithstanding, nothing occurred. The consideration of Othello syndrome or morbid envy in films isn't the first case. Here and there the principle plot evades the ordinary course of events of the portrayal.
Less unmistakable than in his past works, The Paramedic once shows that Torras isn't just keen on offering a pretty much upsetting spine chiller, yet in addition appears to show the watcher the less brilliant side of life. The unreasonable work of the hero's significant other, compelled to fill in as a phone salesperson to run the home, or the trouble of the little houses situated in the rural neighborhoods, add to the clouded side of the story. As far as it matters for him, the Catalan movie producer by and by shows his ability for recording savagery in the driest manner conceivable, a long way from the spectacularisation of different chiefs or grisly overabundance.
Final Word - Without any doubt, the best of “El Practicante” is Mario Casas. In any case, the screenplay breaks at various occasions in the film. It's highly predictable, off-kilter, and once in a while excessively far-fetched.
An Awful Thriller!