A middle-aged, single mother of three cares for her eighty year old father, and they are pushed to the breaking point. Read More »
Tag Archives: Jorge Temponi
This film has been called the “Uruguayan ‘Slacker’”, a reference to Linklater’s movie. It has also been called a landmark film in a (low-key, small-scale) renaissance in Uruguayan cinema – a national cinema with a terrible memory problem (“El Dirigible”, from 1994, was routinely cited as “the first Uruguayan film”, which is very false, but understandable when one sees how little movies that country has managed to preserve).
Whatever its place in film history, it’s worth a watch, and rings very much true. Read More »