La dictadura perfecta

Luis Estrada’s last movie, La dictadura perfecta, was the first one I watched from his filmography. It’s definitely important for the Mexican cinema but doesn’t suprise a lot. Roma inspired me to search for Mexican movies again. After seeing Cold War there was a short time I started to think, that maybe because of my…

Las hijas de Abril

Las hijas de abril was a really strikingly good movie, one of these I admire for: it shocks with an interesting story. The movie tells a story of Abril (Emma Suárez) and her two daughters: Valeria (Ana Valeria Becerril) and Clara (Joanna Larequi). Their relation isn’t perfect, almost doesn’t exist: the mother has her own…

Japón

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…

What’s next?

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…

Lo mas sencillo es complicar todo

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…