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La Reina del Mate Details

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In this standard tale of crime and deception, an innocent postman (Antonio Resines) is duped into carrying drugs into the country (Spain) by a woman who takes advantage of him in more ways than one. She is, in a sense, a "Mate Hari," a woman who drinks so much of the popular Argentine beverage mate, that she is nicknamed the "queen" of that drink. Her cohorts also take advantage of the poor postman -- he is variously cajoled and threatened and robbed of some of his own profits. Long-standing cliches of Latinos as seen from the viewpoint of Spaniards make these low-life South Americans thickly accented and prone to break out in a tango at the slightest provocation -- though they are supposed to be from Argentina after all. The inevitable accounting eventually comes, as might be expected. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast

Antonio Resines
as Rafa
Ana Gracia
as Carmen
Hector Colome
as Hernan
Jorge De Juan
as Emilio

Crew

Jose Luis Alcaine
Cinematographer
Miguel Angel Santamaria
Editor
Ana Huete
Executive Producer
Carlos Orengo
Executive Producer
Felix Murcia
Set Designer
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