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'La sombra de la ley' takes us to the Spain of the 1920s, a time when the country is going through a chaotic moment and the murky affairs and illegal business are the order of the day. In this environment, Amíbal (Luis Tosar), a policeman, is assigned to Barcelona to investigate and arrest the guilty persons of assault on a military train, however, Amíbal will not find many facilities to carry out his work. Amíbal will have to live with unscrupulous businessmen, gangsters, gunmen, corrupt police, while he entering the underworld of the Barcelona society. Director Dani de la Torre (El desconocido) returns with a thriller full of action and tension that the director himself defines as "a period Bourne."