The Crow’s Nest

Malacrianza(El Salvador, 2014) – Directed by Arturo Menéndez

Spanish w/English Subtitles

Don Cleo, a humble seller of Piñatas, who lives in a little town in El Salvador; arrives at home after a long day of work to find an extortion letter at his door steps. That letter tells him that if he doesn’t pay $500 in 72 hours, a small fortune for him, he will be killed. He quickly decides to raise that money whatever way possible with friends, and acquaintances. However, after various attempts and finding himself further into trouble, he decides to confront his perpetrators. This desperate decision leads him to devastating results.

[Written by AK,]

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