Tag Archives: Gustavo Sánchez Parra

Iván Ávila Dueñas – La sangre iluminada AKA Enlightened Blood (2007)

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In this mind-bending drama, six lives are shared through a rare mathematical phenomenon that situates people at specific coordinates, allowing them to continue life in a new body. When this threshold is crossed, an unusual mutation occurs, and as one of these characters experiences a remarkable transformation, their bizarre out-of-body experience forms an entirely new network of experiences and memories. All the while that these “travelers” must endure their transitions, it is equally difficult for those around them to cope. Asking the question, “what if I could be someone else?” Enlightened Blood is an existential journey into the nature of life and thought that both mystifies and forces you to ponder the “what ifs.” Read More »

    Michael Rowe – Año bisiesto aka Leap Year (2010)

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    Winner of the prestigious Camera D’Or prize for Best First Feature at the 2010 Cannes Film
    Festival, and one of the most controversial films of the year, LEAP YEAR (Año Bisiesto),
    from Mexico, is the outstanding debut feature film of Australian director Michael Rowe, a
    character study on loneliness, featuring an extraordinary leading performance by Mónica Del
    Carmen (Babel), supported by Gustavo Sánchez Parra (Amores Perros, Man on Fire). Read More »