Tribeca 2014: ‘Manos Sucias’ plunges viewers into dangerous world of Colombian drug runners

– Advertisement – Manos Sucias Directed by Josef Wladyka Colombia, 2014 It’s not hard to see why the great Spike Lee would want to get his hands on the drug-trafficking dramatic thriller Manos Sucias. It’s exceptionally made and extraordinarily tense. It also profiles a culture that’s both rarely depicted in art and quite underserved in real life. Lee isn’t this film’s director, though. That title, improbably, belongs to rookie filmmaker Josef Wladyka, whose voice is shockingly established for someone as green as he is. The film introduces us to the drug trade that starts out of the ironically named Colombian … Continue reading Tribeca 2014: ‘Manos Sucias’ plunges viewers into dangerous world of Colombian drug runners