Nicotina

Synopsis: "Nicotina," is a crime caper set in Mexico City about a simple exchange that goes awry, causing the lives of nine unsuspecting characters to explode in one tumultuous night over a fortune in diamonds. Diego Luna stars as computer hacker Lolo, who is infatuated with his neighbor Andrea and catalogs her every move via high-tech peeping devices. Lolo teams with amateur criminals Tomson and his younger counterpart Nene in a deal with a Russian mobster that involves the exchange of diamonds for computer access to Swiss bank accounts. But the deal goes terribly wrong after Lolo's attempts to spoil Andrea's romantic trysts spiral out of control. Down the street, the irritable pharmacist Beto and his fed-up wife Clara get inadvertently entangled in the exchange, along with the humble barber Goyo and his domineering other half Carmen. Infected with diamond lust, these characters become obsessed with the intoxicating possibility of an easy life and their greed quickly transforms into fiery despe
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Hugo Rodríguez
Production: Arenas Entertainment
  12 wins & 12 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.7
Metacritic:
49
Rotten Tomatoes:
45%
R
Year:
2003
90 min
$800,371
Website
10 Views


Hack Banque Cantonal?

Yeah. Go deep. Direct account access.

Can you do it or not?

Yeah, yeah, l can.

But they scramble the codes

all the time, dude...

-you'd have to use them fast.

-No problem.

How much, Nene?

Diamonds, Lolo. Lots.

-l'll get on it right now.

-Good.

-What'd he say?.

-He'll get on it now.

''Now'' or ''right now?. ''

Svoboda...

full penetration on one CD

with 24 hours to use it.

Fine. When?

-l'll let you know.

-Fine.

Nene...

-How long have you lived in Mexico?

-Long enough.

And you still don't know

what ''now'' means?

AND TWO DAYS LATER...

Fucking Swiss ingrates.

C'mon, move your spidery ass.

ACCESS TO lNVESTMENT ACCOUNTS

BANQUE CANTONALE SUlSSE.

ONE MOMENT, PLEASE.

Nice one.

-He died, he died.

-He died 'cause his number was up.

-He died from smoking like a chimney.

-Nobody dies from just smoking.

-More smokers die than non-smokers.

-Where'd you get that from?

Statistics, kid.

Statistics,

check him out, statistics...

Lots of people die from lung cancer

and never touch a cigarette...

Wanna know why?.

'Cause assholes like you blew smoke

in their faces!

No, there are a lot of variables...

and when they all coincide,

you die.

TELEPHONE DlRECTORY

NAME:
NENE

04455...

l know people pushing eighty...

still puffing away.

That's part coincidence,

and partly not.

Yeah, but more so than not.

Nene?

l locked into Switzerland, dude.

-We're on our way.

-How long?

-Half an hour.

-Buzz and l'll come down.

Okay.

''Statistics.''

Statistics, my ass.

Coincidence, my balls.

Svoboda? lt's Nene.

-Forty minutes and you got it.

-Good.

-That's fine. l've got to go.

-But l haven't finished.

Paquita?

We're on the flight tonight.

About time too, fuckin' Eulogia...

COPY COMPLETED:

I know you're Ieaving today.

I know you're not coming back.

I know the fever

wiII take me over...

and I'II die from the heat.

You give me fever.

When you kiss me,

fever when you hoId me tight.

Fever!

PIease Iisten to me, baby.

I am dying for you.

These hot embers inside me...

burn onIy for you.

You give me fever!

When you kiss me,

fever when you hoId me tight.

Fever!

Love fever!

Save my souI,

don't Ieave me...

pIease don't go away.

I'm tortured by this fever...

and I can't Iive without you.

Andrea?

DELETlNG THESE FlLES

WlLL CAUSE A FATAL ERROR.

ARE YOU SURE?

Eulogia?

Eulogia, it's me, Andrea.

Coming!

Hi. What a surprise!

Can l help you?

Did Eulogia leave?

Yeah... l think so.

l think l heard her go. Why?.

She was going to leave my key in

the plant pot. Have you got a copy?.

No, no, of course not.

-lf the tenants don't offer me one...

-Of course...

Lolo, do me a favour?

Could l use your phone?

My phone?

So l can call Joaquin, from upstairs.

Eulogia was supposed to leave my key

so he could move that plant in.

Just a sec.

l'll page him cause his wife's

on the jealous side...

Hey, wait a minute...

lsn't this your key?.

Yes. Yes. that's it.

She must have got the wrong pot...

But if Joaquin brought this one...

-Don't worry about it.

-But it's impossible.

lt could happen to anyone.

Thanks, Lolo. l've been a bit

on edge these days...

My phone?

See you in a while.

TELEPHONE:
ANDREA.

RECORDlNG...

-Hello?

-Andrea? lt's Claudia. What's up?

-No news. Nothing.

-Call him.

Let him answer my emails,

l'm not going begging.

Maybe he heard something.

Fifty year-olds freak when they feel

threatened by a younger man.

Be kind and give him a call.

He's 44, Claudia.

And has been conducting long enough

to know what goes on in an orchestra.

He knows several are willing

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