“El baile de la Victoria,” Fairytale or Nightmare?

To see “El baile de la Victoria,” the most recent film directed by Fernando Trueba, may well make one think that this Spanish director has decided not to include the excessive sentimentalities that the novel by Antonio Skármeta proposes and that instead he gives he has decided to concentrate on creating a film full of exaggerated and unbelievable implausibility.

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Be an Argentine Film Critic: “Carancho”

If you haven’t yet seen Pablo Trapero’s “Carancho,” then you must. It is an exceptionally well made film, with some fantastic performances by Ricardo Darín (from “El Secreto de sus Ojos”) and Martina Gusmán in the leading roles. The script is both full and detailed, whilst at the same time giving the actors enough screen time without dialogue to express all that needs to be said with a subtle flick of an eye or tiny movement of the hands

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BAFICI Post for “Filming in Argentina” Blog

I was recently given the opportunity to become a contributing blogger for “Filming in Argentina,” (scroll down the page on this link to read the really nice bio the blog’s creator has written about me). “Filming in Argentina” is the most popular English language blog about Argentine Cinema on the web and I am pleased to report that my first blog post was a great success.

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