La Costruera (2017)

This 23-minute short film from Cuba tells a sad and depressing story about child abuse.

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Good Manners (2017)

A very interesting, very well-made film with strong acting performances, Good Manners is a challenging and overly-long genre-hybrid that is difficult to describe or recommend.

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Zama (2017)

I sincerely disliked Zama. It is an “artfilm” of the worst kind: long, incoherent, and beloved by a very special breed of film critic.

If you are a hardcore Greenaway fan, you might possibly enjoy Zama, everyone else is far better off avoiding this film.

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Los Perros (2017)

Los Perros is a drama that deals with Chile’s contemporary society; and the question to what degree this country’s violent past is still hidden. More precisely, it asks to what degree people have an interest in keeping it hidden. But watching this film you also begin to wonder if dragging everything into the light is really all that beneficial.

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Interlude (2016)

A very strong film by a first-time writer/director, Interlude is a gentle portrait of a girl, her teenage sister, and their mother at a breaking point for the family.

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El Pampero (2017)

A road movie without roads, El Pampero is a drama about a man trying to avoid facing his illness by escaping on his sailing boat. But things are definitely not going to plan in this very engaging slow-burn drama that plays with both thriller and noir elements.

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