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Movie Suggestion #45: The Invisible Guest (2016)

Updated: Jul 27, 2021

Contratiembo (2016)

The Invisible Guest

(Spanish Film)

Available on: Netflix

Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes

One word review: Flummoxing!

IMDB: 8.1

Did you know?

The Invisible Guest was highly successful and remade in Italian, Hindi and Telugu languages.

The Invisible Guest is a Spanish language film of thriller and suspense genre. The movie kicks off slowly with simple exposition but a very strong plot line. We are engrossed into the story within a short span of time and get into detective mode waiting for things to unravel.

Favorite Movie Quotes:

It's better to buy someone's silence than face a million-dollar divorce.

Right! A simple Spanish film with rating 8.1 is definitely laudable. The main highlight of the movie is it's screenplay; a tales of abundant twists woven in the most amusing manner. The way the story is narrated is absolutely ingenious. The important aspect of this inventive screenplay is that the viewers are constantly kept wondering about what has exactly happened.

There'll be no salvation without suffering, and you're not smarter than I am.

Furthermore, the extraordinary screenplay is backed up with exceptional acting performances that is completely deceiving to the eyes and the minds. Both the movie and the actors play tricks with the viewers and this makes the movie admirable. The viewers can't help form theories and speculations during the progress of the movie only to be disproved again and again.

I needed to put on a mask to hide the man I wasn't but would be again.

Additionally, the editing and the color tone of the movie was impressive. These elements serve as a catalyst to the movie making it darker and suspenseful. As noted earlier, the plot is filled with a myriad of twists and the final twist is the quintessential of all.

The rich want to stay rich, protect themselves and their property.

The Invisible Guest is an eccentric tale with an unique narration that will leave the viewers baffled and perplexed.

Verdict: A Mystifying Thriller That Shouldn't Be Missed Out!

P.S. Don't watch the trailer if you wanna be completely mystified!

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