*Mexico*

/*Mexico*

Tragic Jungle

2020-11-20T12:15:59+00:00

Set in the 1920s in the deep thickets of a Mayan tropical rainforest "Tragic Jungle" follows Agnes (Indira Andrewin), a young woman trying desperately to escape with her sister from the white British landowner she doesn’t want to marry. With the man armed and on her trail, she barely gets away, and is discovered by [...]

Our Time

2019-05-02T10:36:07+00:00

“Our Time gores masculinity on its own horns. Carlos Reygadas lays bare masculine pathology with a typically bravura and extraordinarily unsparing dissection of love and marriage, casting himself and his spouse, Natalia López, at the heart of the piece. Reygadas conducts existential investigations into the human capacity for altruism, the correlation between love and possession, [...]

The Untamed

2018-08-16T15:00:19+00:00

“Mexican filmmaker Amat Escalante’s work has included the challengingly violent crime drama Heli (2013). Now he has created a bizarre realist-fantasy parable in which queasy eroticism and body horror are absorbed into life’s many pains and injustices. It is set in Guanajuato in central Mexico, which Escalante’s movie endows with a forbidding remoteness. (…) This [...]