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Vengeance from Argentina

"Wild Tales" (R, in Spanish with subtitles, Sony), a quirky, Oscar-nominated Argentine comedy by writer-director Damián Szifrón, is an anthology of six unrelated vignettes, mostly on the theme of vengeance. The opening scene is a darkly comic revenge fantasy, and Szifrón handles the tone and presentation masterfully. This wild tale, like the rest of them, is slick, satisfying and slyly subversive. Whether it's a story about a man who snaps after his car is towed for a parking infraction (the always excellent Ricardo Darín) or a waitress who discovers that her customer is the loan shark who drove her father to suicide, each of the bits is a sharply observed case study in human nature.

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