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
I watched „Desierto” mainly because of its director: Jonás Cuarón, the main actor: Gael García Bernal and my admiration for the mexican cinema. After watching it I asked myself the following question: dear Mexico, why? What happened that even though you have everything, your own people need to leave this country? Because you don’t offer… Continue reading Desierto