Amor Bandido (2021) Movie Review


Amor Bandido – Movie Review

Director: Daniel Andres Werner

Writer: Diego Avalos, Daniel Andres Werner (Screenplay)


  • Romina Ricci
  • Renato Quattordio
  • Rafael Ferro
  • Monica Gonzaga

Plot: Joan is a naive 16-year-old boy who falls in love easily. The son of a wealthy important federal judge with whom he has a quite tense relationship. One day, he decides to flee alongside Luciana (35), a beautiful teacher from his school. After lying to relatives and friends, Joan and his lovebird travel to a mansion in the inland part of the country to try and unleash their love. But, shortly after, Joan is horrified as he finds out that he has been tricked.

Runtime: 1 Hour 20 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Amor Bandido starts when a naïve 16-year-old school student Joan (Quattordio) gets into an affair with schoolteacher Luciana (Ricci). The two decide to run away together tricking Joan’s loved ones, as they arrive at an isolated mansion.

As their time away unfolds, Joan learns that he has been tricked, leaving him horrified at what is wanted from him.

Verdict on Amor Bandido

Amor Bandido is an erotic thriller following a forbidden romance between two lovers. It seems like everything is going to plan for the lovers until the truth comes out and the young man finds himself in a battle to survive.

While unfolding in a different manner, the movie seems to get some inspiration from ‘The Disappearance of Alice Creed’. Whereas somebody is taken to a remote location and used in a bigger game for money. The story does seem to fly by a little too fast, not letting the linger of doubt and insecurity about everything hold for more threat.

The performances in the film are strong, with the two leads, Romina Ricci and Renato Quattordio getting to shine together throughout the film.

Final Thoughts Amor Bandido is a twist-filled erotic thriller.

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