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Do you find yourself unable to go a day without thinking about editing, composition, movement, color, sound, music, painting, dreams, death, 20th century history, and whether there's a third thing outside the realism-surrealism spectrum? If so, depending on your disposition, you should either immediately see a doctor or this film.
Anyone who knows the basic story of film history knows it's a story of tragedies; for every great film that breaks its way through the veil and into the world,…
just when u think u can't love Orson any more, he goes and invents Italian neorealism before the Italian neorealists had ever heard of it. seriously, if this shit hadn't been suppressed by racist RKO execs, i can only imagine the reputation it would have today.
first Eisenstein's ¡Que Viva México!, then this, later Kalatozov's Soy Cuba... why is it that every time a genius filmmaker leaves home for Latin America to make a ridiculously innovative movie exalting the native…