La Isla Minima
Spain, 2014 

It is the 80's in Franco's Spain, and two policemen arrive in a rural village in southern Spain to investigate the disappearance of two teenage sisters.

As they get down to work, they realize that the eventual murder of these girls is only the last incident in a string of violent murders of young girls.

The secretive environment of provincial life takes time to open up and let cracks reveal its ugly underside; poverty, conservatism, drug trade. However, the persistent cops undercover the murderer, although the better-connected accomplices remain in the dark.

I had a long time to watch such an absorbing film. The plot is tight and the political environment of Franco's rule is present in the background, with the policemen's political affiliations turning against each other. 

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