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  • Rapado

    Rapado 1996

    ★★★ Watched 05 Apr, 2016

    It's easy to notice an economic crisis when getting mugged, forgery and delinquent thoughts are normalized. But we may miss how lifestyle seems to be dictated to the main characters by their environment. It's their duty to fulfill any callings they might have.

    Sad how, in midst of this chaotic setting, things tend to come full cycle through traumas, anxieties and psychological scarring.

  • Neighboring Sounds

    Neighboring Sounds 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 23 Mar, 2016

    You don't need to demonise the ruling classes and the repressive forces because they're already unlawful and unfair in the intricacy of their deeds.

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  • Ditto

    Ditto 2000

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 May, 2012

    It tells the story of a girl from 1979 and a guy from the year 2000 who can communicate through a HAM radio. The mediocre acting and the poor directing made the movie a little boring and made me cringe sometimes, but the plot twists turned it interesting enough for it to be a representant of the Korean cinema. Like every film that deals with temporal communication, it demanded wits (see Back to the Future triology) and also had some…

  • The Headless Woman

    The Headless Woman 2008

    ★★★ Watched 21 Mar, 2016

    Lucrecia Martel's "degenerate bourgeoisie" screenplays are unwearying but also fallible.