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The Accused (Acusada)2018

The Accused (Acusada) (2018)




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Dolores lived the life of a higher-class student until her best friend was found brutally murdered. Two years later, she's the only indicted suspect for a crime that attracts a lot of media attention and has placed her in the center of the public eye. Dolores spends her days preparing for the trial, secluded in her house as her parents work as a team ready to do anything to defend their daughter. The best lawyer is not enough, they obsessively control around her: how she looks, what she does, eats and who she sees. But as the trial moves forward and pressure grows, suspicion and secrets emerge within the family. Cornered, increasingly isolated and just when any mistake could prove disastrous, Dolores puts the entire strategy at risk.


Critic Reviews for The Accused (Acusada)

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3)

[Espósito] gives a compellingly spare, tight-lipped performance that handily carries this incisively observed character study - one in which the notion of guilt is collectively split among many a bloodstained hand.

April 12, 2019 | Full Review…

"The Accused" is solid, straightforward storytelling...

September 4, 2018 | Full Review…

Beyond showing that an entire country will have an opinion on a court case they vaguely follow in papers and on TV, The Accused offers surprisingly little in terms of analysis, insight or even irony.

September 4, 2018 | Full Review…

Unlikely to surprise you at any point, with either its plot or style. But it's never less than an enjoyable watch with a compelling lead performance.

February 8, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

"A courtroom thriller in which the trial scenes end up being secondary".

December 22, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

The script, performances and the production create an entertaining experience. Additionally, Lali Esposito has a bright future ahead. [Full Review in Spanish]

November 6, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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