Author Archives: Artyhands

Parallel lives: “Presentimientos” [2013 Spain]

Santiago Tabernero’s feature “Presentimientos” [Eng. Title: Inside Love], based on an award winning Clara Sánchez novel, analyses emotional crises that sometime afflict stable relationships within marriage. The film uses three timelines – two of which are parallel, in trying … Continue reading

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Selling dreams of stardom to masses – L’uomo delle stelle [1995 Italy]

After Cinema Paradiso – one the greatest films ever made about the magic of cinema – Giuseppe Tornatore not only returns to the topic and his beloved Sicily in the achingly beautiful drama “L’uomo delle stele” [Eng. Title: The … Continue reading

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Life, fiction, and blah blah blah… “Bonsái” [2011 Chile]

Young directors like Cristián Jiménez are proof that cinema is alive and well in Chile, and Latin America in general. “Bonsái” may only be the second feature directed and scripted by Jiménez, but his ambitiousness is already plain to … Continue reading

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