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  • Zama



    I read Antonio di Benedetto's Zama about a year ago during a snow storm. Nobody else in my office showed up that day, so there I sat, alone in a giant warehouse, pushing through Bendetto's novel. It was a disorienting, uncomfortable day. Watching Lucrecia Martel's long awaited adaptation, I was happy to be able to relieve some of those feelings.

    Zama is the story of a man going nowhere, but going there rapidly and irrevocably. Martel uses much of the…

  • A Gentle Woman

    A Gentle Woman


    A relationship charted over the slow transition from hands to eyes, then back again.

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