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A brief review: “Las hijas de Abril” [2017, Mexico]

Wishing you all a very happy 2018!
 
Michel Franco is among the leading lights of Mexican cinema working today. Franco follows up on his impressive 2015 drama ‘Chronic’ with an equally devious and shocking family drama “Las hijas de Abril” (Eng. … Continue reading

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Emma Suárez & Martina García in “La Mosquitera” [2010 Spain]

It is films like these that made me fall in love with Spanish cinema. Catalan director Agustí Vila’s psychological drama “La Mosquitera” [Eng. Title: The Mosquito net] is a portrait of a dysfunctional albeit well-to-do family. It is an … Continue reading

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Silke & Emma Suárez in Julio Medem’s “Tierra” [1996 Spain]

After a thrilling “La Ardilla Roja”, Julio Medem made this surreal classic, “Tierra” [Eng. Title: Earth], retaining most of his brilliant main cast. Typically for a Medem film, hitherto missed nuances keep surfacing every time you see it, and … Continue reading

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Emma Suárez in Julio Medem’s “La Ardilla Roja” [1993, Spain]

Julio Medem’s second feature film, “La Ardilla Roja” [Eng. Title: the Red Squirrel] was also my first Medem – it impressed me enough to want to follow his other works from then on. I now have all his feature … Continue reading

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Emma Suárez & Rosario Flores in “Contra el Viento” [1990 Spain]

Paco Periñán’s directorial full-length feature debut, “Contra el Viento” [Eng. Title: Against the Wind] should have kick-started a successful career – he was also nominated for a Goya the following year, but for reasons unknown, it was also the … Continue reading

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