In the film ‘Medianeras’, Mariana has a children’s book named ‘Donde esta wally’. Wally is a boy wearing glass and red/white stripe long sleeve shirt, he is everywhere, at coffee shop, train station, beach, he is walking with his dog, carrying a bag, buying stuff… but he is hiding in the crowd, all you need to do is finding him.
Mariana is also looking for Wally. She works as a shop window designer in Buenos Aires, living at a flat that has no window, just broke up with her four-year boyfriend, because one day, when she looked at him, she realized she had been living with a stranger for four years, she removed the memory by deleted all the photos with him, and the weight of this memory is 36.8MB.
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I am not a wolverine fan, I am not a X-men fan, I am not even a superhero fan. But you don’t need to any of this to fall in love with this film.
We are living in a time where superhero is a must at cinema, we have so many superheroes now that we reboot them every five years and we squeeze the profit out of it like we are making an apple juice. For a time, I thought maybe the reason why superheroes pop up in a loop is because there is an emptiness at our heart that there are no figures, real people in real life to fight for our belief, our future, to overcome our fear to disasters, to crime and to set the path to freedom and peace. We fancy superheroes because they are never going to die, they always won and gave us hope.
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-”There are places that never leave us.”
‘The lost City of Z’ reminds me of Terrance Malick, poetic photography, propounding lines, primitive forest. This is a story about a man who looks for something that probably doesn’t exist. This film truly stuck me, even if I am not sure if the version I watched have been ‘edited’ by SARFT.
From the very beginning, what drives Percy to Amazonia is because he wanted to get rid of the bad reputation of his ancestors and goes into the dominant society. But the journey was tougher than he imagined, he even confessed that he was fool enough to leave his family to this awful place. However, after he found the evidence of civilization in this ancient forest, his life and belief changed forever. Finding that lost civilization which no one believed at that time has become ever since his meaning of life, that what he called, lost of city Z led him to back to Amazonia again, and again. Until the last time, he went back with his son and never come back after.
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“it WAS maybe the direction because under the lies there is always a part of truth.”
French director Francois Ozon’s ‘Frantz’ tells a story of a german girl Anna, whose fiance Frantz was killed during first world war. One day on her path to Frantz’s grave, she saw an unknown French young man Adrien was bringing flowers and weeping in front of his grave. This French man claimed he was a friend of Frantz, it turned out it was him who accidently killed Frantz during the war, he came here out of guilt and is looking for forgiveness.
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