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Benecio del Toro turns in a quietly forceful performance as Colombian cocaine baron Pablo Escobar, who hatches a criminal masterplan, but is also a caring family man and a Robin Hood to his countrymen.


An intriguing character sidelined - for love story

Jul 3, 2015 5:50 AM

BENECIO del Toro is rarely a leading man in films, but can always be counted on to be a scene-stealer.

He does that once again, playing the larger-than-life drug lord Pablo Escobar in writer-director Andrea Di Stefano's Paradise Lost.

Loosely based on actual events around the

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