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Hermia & Helena – LFF 2016 Review

Hermia & Helena is rather frustrating. Beginning friskily - and a little quirkily - the scene is set when Camila (Agustina Muñoz) takes over Carmen’s (María Villar) artist’s residency in New York,...

The Clan – Review

Pablo Trapero’s directorial signature has often been likened to Martin Scorsese, but his attempt with The Clan to fashion a stylish, retro crime drama in the manner of the American maestro falls largely...
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Paula – LFF Review

Paula aims to be an intelligent study on coming-of-age issues, and the strict, if subtle, gender dynamics that still govern some communities. Young nanny Paula’s predicament finds no one willing to help - or...

Jauja – Review

Jauja* would work much better as a short film. Framing the vivid Argentinian landscape in a 4:3 ratio is a provocative choice that pays off far better for Alonso than his bloody-minded insistence on static...

Wild Tales – Review

“The undeniable pleasure of losing control.” Damián Szifron’s brief description of the underlying ethos behind Wild Tales’ irrefutable catharsis perfectly demonstrates the mellifluous nature of his...