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NINE QUEENS (Nueve Reinas) is a movie written and directed by Fabián Bielinsky in 2000. The picture won numerous international prizes in movie festivals during the years 2000 and 2001.
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Marcos and Juan, two small-time crooks specialized in little swindles, decide to work together during 24 hours in order to see if they can form a team with a future. So each one of them, by showing to his companion his peculiar skills, learns to somewhat respect his partner in crime. They have suddenly the opportunity to hit the jackpot when they try to sell copies of the Nine Queens, German stamps of the 20's, to a businessman who's about to leave Argentina in a hurry. $500,000 is at stake and both begin to feel slightly nervous, especially since everybody around them seems to want a piece of the cake.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   con-artist/white collar crime Comedy or Parody about    -   criminals Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Hispanic/Spanish

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing

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