Hermia & Helena (2016)

MATIAS PINEIRO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Argentina/USA, 2016.  Trapecio Cine, Ravenser Odd, Cinema Conservancy.  Screenplay by Matías Piñeiro.  Cinematography by Fernando Lockett.  Produced by Andrew Adair, Jake Perlin, Melanie Schapiro, Graham Swon.   Film Editing by Sebastián Schjaer.  Toronto International Film Festival 2016.   The curious and clever mind of Matias Pineiro creates a short and whimsical film about a young…

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The Invisible Eye (La Mirada Invisible)

BBBB (out of 5) There seem to be a whole heck of a lot of films coming from Argentina lately that are preoccupied with examining a super-subtle level of social realism, many set in the era of the dictatorship. Lucrecia Martel, Ariel Rotter and now Diego Lerman’s probing drama are practically becoming a genre, though…

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