Japón was Carlos Reygadas’ debut feature. It received awards at different film festivals, among the others Golden Camera at the Cannes Film Festival. I had high expectations when I ordered DVD and unfortunately they weren’t fulfilled… It is one of these movies, wchich are admired by the film criticis and cinematographers but not by an… Continue reading Japón
The most tricky part about trying to discover and understand Mexican film industry when living in Europe is actually to find the Mexican movies which are available to watch here… There’s something huge coming soon: yesterday Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma won Golden Lion for the best film at the 75th Venice Film Festival. These means not… Continue reading What’s next?
Lo mas sencillo es complicar todo – one of the worse examples of the Mexican cinema. How Danna Paola and Alosian Vivancos try to convince there’s something in the story. Looking for a Mexican movie in Germany is a hard task: they’re not so popular like for example the French ones. If you search for… Continue reading Lo mas sencillo es complicar todo
I didn’t check thouroughly what Edit! Film Culture Festival in Berlin was exactly about and thus got disappointed with what was presented during its lectures. Neverthless, one of them, a lecture on the underground cinema in Latin America (which by the way was suppose to show magazines about experimental cinema in Latin American countries), was… Continue reading Let’s focus on Mexico
It took me some time to watch this movie. When I saw the DVD for the first time, I actually got discouraged by the seven names of the directors who created this movie. What a mistake! In fact, this is what makes this movie so special! The movie is divided into seven parts, each for… Continue reading 7 Days in Havana – 7 inspirations