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  • In Another Country

    In Another Country

    ★★★½

    A young woman and her mother avoid their economic problems by seeking refuge in the small village of Mohang, South Korea; to distract herself, the young woman begins to write three stories starring a French woman who, for various reasons, arrives in the same village and interacts with a series of characters she meets along the way. In Another Country is a metafiction exercise in which the author brings us a little closer to the creative process. The young girl…

  • The Scent of Green Papaya

    The Scent of Green Papaya

    ★★★★½

    In Saigon in the 1950s, the story of Mùi, a little girl who comes to a house to work as a maid, begins. Through her innocent gaze we will get to know a little of the people around her and the nostalgia that has marked them, we will follow her through her daily duties, enjoy the small pleasures of a peaceful life and, unexpectedly, we will discover love with her. L'Odeur de la papaye verte is a sensory experience that…

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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

    I was 15 years old in 1999 and was eager to see Kubrick's last work, which was only my third from his filmography. My best friend and I went to one of those theatres that would allow us in regardless of the film's rating not knowing exactly what to expect. I left the theatre with the feeling that I've seen something that would completely change my appreciation of cinema. I remember been obsessed with this film, I even went to…

  • 2046

    2046

    ★★★★★

    Chow Mo-wan is a solitary writer who returns to Hong Kong after spending a few years in Singapore. Between restaurants and one night stands, he spends his life writing a work of fiction about a dystopian place and time called 2046. Along the way, he meets women who leave their mark on him, inspire his work and make him reflect on his future. Chow radiates a profound melancholy; like almost all human beings he is predisposed to think that the…