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Unfinished business after love – “El Pasado” [2007 Argentina, Brazil]

After some brilliant and ground-breaking films like Pixote and Carandiru, acclaimed Argentinian-Brazilian director Hector Babenco made “El pasado” [Eng. Title: the Past] – a low-key drama focusing on the aftermath of a couple’s relationship.
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A relationship tested in the high Caucasus – “The Loneliest Planet” [USA, Germany 2011]

No too often do you find a single moment defining a film’s purpose. And when that happens, the filmmaker better make sure that he/she got the timing right, lest the message is lost on the audience. American director Julia … Continue reading

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Gael García Bernal & Fele Martínez in Almodóvar’s “La Mala Educación” [2004 Spain]

While it is women who tend to be the primary character in Pedro Almodóvar films – his 2004 drama “La Mala Educación” [Eng. Title: Bad Education] is a notable exception. Hardly any woman feature in this film, and even … Continue reading

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