Ricardo Tubbs is urbane and dead smart. He lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy, as they work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett [to the untrained eye, his presentation may seem unorthodox, but procedurally, he is sound] is charismatic and flirtatious until - while undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group - he gets romantically entangled with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The best undercover identity is oneself with the volume turned up and restraint unplugged. The i...
ntensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge where identity and fabrication become blurred, where cop and player become one - especially for Crockett in his romance with Isabella and for Tubbs in the provocation of an assault on those he loves.
The mood of Miami Vice is rough, suspenseful, and stylized. The plot centers around a tough law enforcer, working undercover, and partners against crime. It is a thriller, action, and crime movie. Stylistically, Miami Vice has a Hollywood tone. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The pacing is fast. Miami Vice is set in Miami. It happens in contemporary times. It is especially suggested for a boys' night. Note that Miami Vice includes violent content.
Miami Vice detectives Sonny Crockett en Ricardo Tubbs krijgen de opdracht undercover te gaan, om drie aan elkaar gerelateerde moorden op te lossen. Hiervoor moeten zij zich voordoen als drugtransporteurs, die zendingen Zuid-Florida binnenloodsen. Sonny krijgt bovendien een affaire met Isabella, de vrouw van één van de drugsdealers.
Writer and director Michael Mann updates the groundbreaking television crime series he created in the 1980s with this stylish thriller. Ricardo Tubbs (Jamie Foxx) and Sonny Crockett (Colin Farrell) are two police detectives working undercover in Florida; Tubbs is smart, cool, and resourceful, while Crockett has his own way of doing things, though he stays close enough to the rules to stay out of trouble. Their latest assignment is to get the goods on Arcangel de Jesus Montoya (Luis Tosar), a local drug kingpin whose men are believed to be responsible for a handful of recent murders. In order to infiltrate Montoya...
's operation, Tubbs and Crockett pose as powerboat racers willing to use their talents to pilot drug-smuggling ships for the right price. The detectives' ruse works, but as they dig deeper into Montoya's inner circle, they become involved in a dangerous operation that will take them to Haiti and Cuba, where neither the Miami Police Force nor the United States government can help them if things go wrong. Crockett also begins walking a risky path when he begins an affair with Isabella (Gong Li), a woman high up in Montoya's organization. Miami Vice marked Michael Mann's third consecutive directorial effort with Jamie Foxx after Ali and Collateral.
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Paris – Penelope Cruz will topline and co-produce “Ma ma,” the next film by one of Spain’s most prominent auteurs, L.A.-based Spanish director Julio Medem (“ Sex and Lucia ,” “Room in Rome”).An intimate woman’s drama, laced by moments of comedy, “Ma ma” turns on Magda, a woman who reacts valiantly to tragedy, digging deep into her interior. “She and those in her intimate circle will live unsuspected scenes of humor and of delicate happiness,” a press release announced Tuesday.Though Medem is now based out of Los Angeles, “Ma ma” will shoot entirely in Spain in Spanish this spring. It will co-star Luis Tosar (“ Miami Vice ”) and Asier Exteandia (“ Broken Embraces ”). Medem will co-produce. Madrid-based Morena Films, one of Spain’s still active significant production houses that has recently opened L.A. offices, will associate produce. Alvaro Longoria , producer of Medem’s “Room in Rome,” will executive produce.
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