‘Bad Person’, a comedy in which Arturo Valls becomes the worst person in the world – Libertad Digital

‘Bad Person’, a comedy in which Arturo Valls becomes the worst person in the world – Libertad Digital
‘Bad Person’, a comedy in which Arturo Valls becomes the worst person in the world – Libertad Digital

He Karma doesn’t seem to always work out. This is the only way to explain why life sends the best person in the world to a terminal illness. This is the premise of Bad personcomedy in which Arturo Valls gives life to Pepe, the owner of a bar who turns out to be a true saint. So much so that people continually take advantage of him. A sign hangs in his shop that says “Trust is accepted.” Pepe is all kindness and always does the best for others. However, life has something in store for him to test him. One day, a doctor tells him that has a terminal illness and that there is nothing to be done, he will only live a few more months.

Arturo Valls in ‘Bad person’.

Pepe’s character is such a good person that he thinks about what his family and friends will suffer with his death. He doesn’t want his family to suffer. decides to stop being a good person and thus make his family and friends leave him. In this way, he tries to ensure that they do not miss him when he dies.

For such a crazy plan he will have a friend who is a real cheeky guy, Juanjo (Julian Villagran) but even with the worst decisions his wife Sagrario (Malena Alterio) seems to forgive him everything, so he will have to step on the accelerator of evil.

José Corbacho in ‘Bad Person’.

Bad person It is a comedy that works at times, but at others the pace seems to have come to a screeching halt. Arturo Valls, Julián Villagrán and Malena Alterio are all more than adequate, and deserve special mention. José Corbacho playing the role of the neighborhood priest. A real shame since the premise of the film, an idea by Diego San José (Eight Basque surnames), is quite good.

The problem you have Bad person is that he can’t find the right tone. Torrent, Eight Basque Surnames y There is only one father There are three comedies, but with very different humor and format. Bad person We find a bit of everything, from intelligent humor to mischievous humor to the kind more typical of crazy teenage comedies. And this lack of unity in tone makes it a failed comedy at times.

Its director, Fernando Garcia-Ruiz, He already worked with Arturo Valls in his previous work, Derailed. Things of the film industry and its times, this summer this director releases two films, Bad person this week and I hate summerwith Julian Lopez, Kira Miro and Jordi Sanchez, in August.

Bad person It is now in cinemas throughout Spain.

 
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