Category Archives: Colombia

A brief review: “Volver a morir” [2011 Colombia]

Miguel Urrutia’s directorial début “Volver a morir” [Eng. Title: Wake Up and Die] is a horror-thriller centred on a woman having a ‘Groundhog Day’ type experience, with which she learns to survive a maniac after many failed attempts.
Camila wakes … Continue reading

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“La Sirga” – a review [2012 Colombia]

William Vega makes an assured directorial début through “La Sirga” [Eng. Title: The Towrope], an allegorical thriller-drama set in a off-season tourist spot by a great lake, high in the Andean region of Colombia.
A young Alicia (Joghis Arias) arrives … Continue reading

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Martina García & Clara Lago in “La Cara Oculta” [2011 Colombia, Spain]

Andrés Baiz (credited Andi Baiz) has used a minimal cast to create his fine thriller, “La Cara Oculta” [Eng. Title: The Hidden Face] in this Spanish-Colombian co-production.
Adrián and girlfriend Belén move to Colombia from Spain, so that he could … Continue reading

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Joselin Waleska in “Ladies Mafia” [2011 Colombia, Mexico]

Colombian director Oscar González’s film, “Ladies Mafia” is a comedy drama about three girls who unwittingly find themselves in possession of a stash of cocaine, and who against common sense decide to make themselves rich by selling it to … Continue reading

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Katherine Porto in “El Jefe” [2011, Colombia, Argentina]

Jaime Escallon-Buraglia’s feature film debut “El Jefe” la película [Eng. Title: The Boss] is a dark comedy about a HR Manager going through mid-life crisis. While the film is mildly entertaining, it is also merely treading down a path … Continue reading

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