Blog Posts - Mar Del Plata Winner

195. Colombian director Ciro Guerra’s “El abrazo de la serpiente” (Embrace of the Serpent) (2015) (Colombia/Argentina/Venezuela): An amazing film with deep insights on nature and civilization dedicated to “peoples whose song we will never know.”

Both posters above are predominantly in black and white, while colour is utilized sparingly and effectively, as in the film“The display I witnessed in those enchanted hours was such that I find it impossible to describe in a language that allo...
by Movies that make you think on Aug 8, 2016

139. Romanian director Cristian Mungiu’s “Dupa dealuri" (Beyond the Hills) (2012): Beyond the obvious

Romanian cinema produces fascinating movies from time to time. Beyond the Hills is one of them.  There are several reasons why this film is remarkable. First, it is amazing to have a film with two women, who have never acted in a movie before, t...
by Movies that make you think on Feb 10, 2013

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