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I Will Be Murdered: when imitating reality thriller

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Saturday, 11 May 2013 00:10

In 2009, the press jumped a curious happened in Guatemala and through the media, reached international resonance: the death of lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg, shot in the street 49 years of age. But what attracted attention was not his death, which adds to the long list of violent deaths in Guatemala, but by landing on youtube, a video he recorded before he died with some controversial statements against a canvas blue, which started with a phrase:

Good afternoon, I am Rodrigo Rosenberg, and unfortunately, if you are now viewing or listening to this message, it is because I have been murdered.

Critics I will be murdered

And it was Rosenberg's lawyer Khalil Musa, who was named director of BANRURAL order to be held responsible for the internal corruption of the bench, while yet never take the charge. Musa and his daughter were killed, and Rosenberg, your defender, could become the focus of a new murder. And, in this situation, Rosenberg shot the video where his future death blamed President Alvaro Colom government. This video became a viral success on the net, and by this assumption conmocionaba someone ahead forecast his own death: it is a non-being when we are aware of its existence through video. The opposition went out with the intention of overthrowing the government, driven by these words of conspiracy, while the government denied that they had some responsibility for his death.

And I will be murdered documentary from director Justin Webster, presented at the Documenta Madrid 2013 and takes the title the very phrase uttered by the lawyer in the video, to reconstruct this case and clarify the issues that seem to have remained unresolved, invaded by the darkness of ignorance. Because soon there were doubts about the veracity of his words: was actually murdered or was it a conspiracy organized by him to try to overthrow the government?

Critics I Will be Murdered

To do this, the documentary presents briefly a country that lives in a social split: As the documentary points out, 70% of the population is indigenous and lives outside of politics, and the remaining 30% in power , is polarized between a social democratic left, and right, and everyone lives a deep distrust of the other: the left fears privatization and the advent of the power conglomerates, while the right is increasingly closer proximity of socialism. But the documentary is not intended to be political, just presents this as a backdrop in which to develop his story: the investigation into the death of Rodrigo Rosenberg.

Because I will be murdered is, basically, research on the causes of his death, and through the social chaos, brings his camera to actual individual who intends to follow. Thus, what at first looks like a political documentary, soon becomes a police documentary that allows viewing it as if it were a thriller, in fact, it is more advisable to see this piece as a detective, where we dive into the bias of the researchers' knowledge, little by little, they discover the keys to his death.

Critics I will be murdered

The footage itself is organized according to the rules of the thriller: there are striking and pivot points * dosage on the transmission of information to the viewer **, so we are living each revelation step, until a supposed knowledge Total case. Never give us the clues from the beginning, but the search experience: at this point that the film energy and ability to catch the viewer. But at the time, is its biggest flaw, because sometimes it close to a chapter of CSI. In fact, there are totally expendable resources from the approach a police drama series on television, especially the reconstruction of the events and drama, which only lead to eliminate the ability of the viewer to imagine and forces the remaining footage.

But undoubtedly the most disappointing is the case chosen a documentary would be interesting if it had political implications in the country, or defend a point of view, but the director seems to have been guided by the illness at the time of choosing the object of his documentary, and end any criticism of I will be murdered diluted itself. And is that what seemed an analysis of corruption in the country finally approaches more to a mess of skirts, as happened with the film directed by George Clooney, The Ides of March (The Ides of March), where the fascinating portrait of moral duplicity sinking political ends by the tendency to melodrama.

Therefore, it is a documentary that captures the suspense that it generated, but the director seems to have wished to avoid controversy and focus simply to generate intrigue. So, in the end, the film ends in a research exercise that actually could have been compressed to a lower footage.

3 star

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Billboard Releases in Latin America: action through a tube

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Friday, 10 May 2013 19:55

In a weekend with big billboard premieres each Latinamericanos we group countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina, Welcome, by popular demand, to Chile. Highlight of the American billboard this weekend receive Baz Luhrmann's postmodern excesses, while the action seems to dominate in the rest of billboards, in aspects as diverse as horror, science fiction or mere adrenaline rush produced by the vertigo of speed.

The Great Gatsby is a billboard premiere USA

U.S.

  • The Great Gatsby (USA & Australia, 2013) Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical Direction: Baz Luhrmann Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Elizabeth Debicki, Amitabh Bachman, Jason Clarke, Adelaide Clemens, Max Cullen, Steve Bisley, Richard Carter, Vince Colosimo, Brendan Maclean, Kate Mulvany Argument: The Great Gatsby follows the footsteps of Nick Carraway, Fitzgerald like a man who aspires to be a writer, as it leaves the central region of the U.S. . and arrives in New York in the spring of 1922, a time of moral decay and pulsating jazz kings of bootlegging. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick ends up being a neighbor of Jay Gatsby, a millionaire mysterious continually gives parties. Across the bay live his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering husband and aristocrat, Tom Buchanan. Thus Nick enters the captivating world of the super rich with their illusions, loves and deceits. As Nick bears witness to that, both inside and outside the world he inhabits, write a story of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and great tragedies, and raises a mirror to our own time and current struggles. Extracine: trailer | cartels | cannes 2012 | soundtrack | Carey Mulligan

International: Colombia & Argentina

Poster for the criticism of Olympus have fallen

  • Olympus Has Fallen (USA, 2013) Genre: Action Direction: Antoine Fuqua Starring: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Radha Mitchell, Melissa Leo, Cole Hauser, Angela Bassett, Han Soto, Robert Forster, Rick Yune, Arden Cho, Sean O'Bryan, Tory Kittles, Jason Yee, Amber Dawn Landrum Plot: After an accident in which only manages to save the life of the President, the Secret Service agent Mike Banning is aimed at the U.S. Treasury Department . But when a North Korean commando attack the White House and takes hostage the President and his team, Banning will be forced to get back in action. Extracine: critical

International: Venezuela & Colombia

The Words

  • The words (U.S., 2012) Genre: Drama, Romance Direction: Brian Klugman & Lee Sternthal Starring: Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, JK Simmons, Ben Barnes, John Hannah, Zeljko Ivanek , Michael McKean, Ron Rifkin, Nora Arnezeder Plot: A successful writer reads his new novel before a crowd of dedicated fans. It tells the story of a failed writer who is fortunate to find a manuscript. It is published as his own and gets a spectacular success that makes it one of the best writers of his time. The author of the manuscript is to be an elder who wrote in his youth, when he was stationed in Paris after World War II (1939-1945), a period in which he found the love of his life.

Mexico

Star Trek into darkness is one of the premiers in Latin America billboard

  • Star Trek into darkness (USA, 2013) Genre: science-fiction, action, adventure Address: JJ Abrams Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller , Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Noel Clarke Plot: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they discover a terrifying unstoppable force within the Federation Starfleet has destroyed and all that it represents, leaving our world plunged into a state of crisis. With a personal account to settle, Captain Kirk will be a manhunt in a world at war, to capture a man who is actually a weapon of mass destruction. While our heroes are thrown into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be tested, friendship is about to be broken and sacrifices will have to be made ​​by the only family he has Kirk: his crew. Extracine: posters | trailer | trailer Lego | 6 clips

Poster Safe Haven (2013), Lasse Hallström

  • Safe haven (USA, 2013) Genre: drama, romantic Address: Lasse Hallström Starring: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders, David Lyons, Irene Ziegler, Red West, Noah Lomax, Mimi Kirkland, Robin Mullins, Cullen Moss, Ric Reitz Plot: Katie Feldman (Julianne Hough) arrives in a small coastal town called Southport, North Carolina, with the intention to rebuild his life in a calm manner. Rent an old cabin and gets a job as a waitress at the local cafe and offers hope to go unnoticed. But despite the almost impenetrable emotional wall you created to protect, is attracted by the warmth and genuine consideration of this small, close-knit community, especially the supermarket owner, Alex (Josh Duhamel), and their two young children. Katie begins to trust others again. Alex and her little brood taught to live again the joys of love. But things are not as simple as they seem and her recent happiness is threatened by the terrible secrets that still haunt him. When a mysterious stranger arrives in town asking about Katie, is in danger of being trapped by their past. Despite all his instincts tell me to run, Katie decides to do everything necessary to protect her new life, discovering the meaning of sacrifice and commitment, in a gripping story full of suspense about hope, survival and the power of true love. Extracine: critical

  • Stand up guys (USA, 2012) Genre: comedy, action Address: Fischer Stevens Starring: Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Mark Margolis, Lucy Punch, Vanessa Ferlito, Addison Timlin, Bill Burr, Katheryn Winnick Argument: Val is released from prison after serving 28 years of his sentence. Doc, his best friend, awaits departure to go see Hirsch, another old colleague. Despite the age, the three gangsters decide to resume the same night his life of crime, drugs and sex. However, Doc has to do before a rush job that has ordered the head of the band: to kill Val to settle an old score. The dilemma is tricky, and has little time to resolve.

End of Watch

  • End of Watch (USA, 2012) Genre: Drama, Action Director: David Ayer Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna Kendrick, MIchael Pena, Natalie Martinez, America Ferrara, David Harbour, Frank Grillo, Cody Horn, Shondrella Avery, Everton Lawrence Storyline: two young policemen in Los Angeles, Taylor and Zavala, in charge of patrolling the humblest of streets south of the city. Their lives will be in danger after confiscating a cache of money and weapons from a drug cartel during a traffic stop. Extracine: critical

  • A glimpse inside the mind of Charles Swan III (U.S., 2012) Genre: Comedy Address: Roman Coppola Starring: Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Katheryn Winnick, Patricia Arquette, Aubrey Plaza, Dermot Mulroney, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Plot: The enviable life of a graphic designer is heading into despair when his girlfriend breaks up with him. Extracine: trailer

  • Mariachi Gringo (USA & Mexico, 2012) Genre: comedy, romantic, musical Address: Tomas Gustafson Cast: Shawn Ashmore, Martha Higareda, Kate Burton, Adriana Barraza, Fernando Becerril, Lila Downs, Tom Wopat, Yareli Arizmendi, Deanna Dunagan, Teresa Ruiz, Marco Perez, Raul Mendez, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Brad Bukauskas, Guillermo Rios, Jorge Luis Moreno, David Medel, Amy Grace O'Neil Plot: A young American heartland that-after having improvised guitar teacher as a emigrant-travels to Mexico to escape his tedious life and his family, for exercise as mariachi.

Colombia

Trance is one of the premiers in Latin America billboard

  • Trance (United Kingdom, 2013) Genre: Thriller Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, Tuppence Middleton, Danny Sapani, Wahab Sheikh, Lee Nicholas Harris, Ben Cura, Gioacchino Jim Cuffaro, Hamza Jeetooa Argument: Simon , who works at an auction house, is allied with a criminal gang to steal a work of art worth millions of dollars but, after being hit in the head during the robbery, discover, upon waking, can not remember where has hidden the box. When threats and physical torture fail no response, the leader of the gang hires a hypnotherapist to come into your brain and poke in the darkest recesses of the psyche of Simon. As he goes deeper into his shattered subconscious, what is at stake becomes much more and the boundaries between desire and reality begin to blur hypnotic suggestion and go. Extracine: images | [trailer (http: / / extracine.com/2013/01/trailer-trance-danny-boyle)

Evil Dead is one of the premiers in Latin America billboard

  • Evil Dead (USA, 2013) Genre: Horror Address: Fede Alvarez Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore, Jessica Lucas Storyline: Five twentysomething friends are staying at a remote cabin. When they discover the Book of the Dead, not wanting to invoke the hidden demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters on until only one is left intact and struggle to survive in Extracine: first image | trailer 1 | trailer 2 | new images | clips | review

Argentina

critical spring breakers

  • Spring breakers (U.S., 2012) Genre: drama, thriller Address: Harmony Korine Starring: Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Rachel Korine, Ashley Benson, James Franco, Heather Morris, Emma Holzer, Ash Lendzion, Josh Randall, Gucci Mane Argument: four young students wanting much revelry end up in jail after being caught in a house full of drugs over his crazy spring school holidays. Soon released on bail by a young dealer in arms and drugs you see on the girls to some potential criminals use to their interests. Extracine: Trailer | Review

The Last Exorcism part 2

  • The last exorcism Part II (USA, 2013) Genre: horror, fantasy Address: Ed Gass-Donnelly Starring: Ashley Bell, Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Sensenig, Judd Lormand, Julia Garner, Muse Watson, E. Roger Mitchell, David Jensen, Raeden Greer, Joe Chrest Plot: Nell Sweetzer (Ashley Bell) is found (terrified and alone) in rural Louisiana. Back in the relative safety of New Orleans, Nell realizes he can not remember fragments of the past few months, only it is the only survivor of his family. While Nell begins the difficult process of forging a new life, the evil power that the possessed is back with another unimaginably terrifying plan that will make your first exorcism a mere rehearsal of what is to come.

I thought it would be a party

  • I thought it would be a party (Spain & Argentina, 2013) Genre: drama, comedy Address: Victoria Ledesma Starring: Vañeria Bertuccelli, Elena Anaya, Fernan Miras, Bigliardi Esteban, Esteban Lamothe, Abigail Cohen Plot: Bruno Lucia is separated from the father of her daughter Abi, for four years. You now have a new partner with whom you will spend some days in Uruguay. Lucy invites her best friend, Anna, an actress with little work, to stay home those days where you will be able to enjoy the summer outdoors. Bruno comes early to pick up her daughter. There he meets Ana he had not seen for almost two years. In a chance encounter and unexpected, Ada and Bill discover they like. Or reconfirm that always liked. We do not know. Today they are unmarried and available at the home of a friend of a former wife and another. Ana and Bruno begin an intense romance until the day he returns Lucia. Guilt, lies and the fear of losing her friend Ana delay their decision to tell what's going Lucia. How long the former partner of a friend is someone untouchable? When falter? Are you entitled to hold when she rebuilt her life and is back as a couple? No longer is the friendship that unites man if not their lives.

In another country

  • Da-reun na-ra-e-suh (in another country) (PAIS 2012) Genre: South Korea Director: Hong Sang-soo Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Yu Jun-Sang, Moon So-Ri, Jung Yu-Mi Yoon Yeo-Jung, Sung-Geun Moon Plot: A young man and his mother flee to the coastal city of Mohang to avoid debts they have contracted. She begins to write a screenplay for a short film which stars three women named Anne. The three arrive at Mohang and there are helped by the owner of the motel where they are staying and a lifeguard who wanders along the beach. Extracine: Cannes 2012 Official Selection | review

Lions

  • Lions (Argentina, France & Holland, 2011) Genre: fantasy Address: Jazmin Lopez Starring: Siego Vegezzi, Julia Volpato, Macarena del Corro, Tomas Mackinlay, Paul Follow Plot: Five teenagers wandering lost in a forest. They circle, as in a sort of imaginary maze themselves look set and do not know if they really want or can go, while having fun with word games. Problems arise in the axes of time and space: the latter seem to be repeated, no breakthrough idea or direction, and time seemingly stands still, never comes night. Isabel is the only group that sees something strange.

Chile

Fast & Furious 6

  • Fast & Furious 6 (U.S., 2013) Genre: Action Director: Justin Lin Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Gina Carano, Michelle Rodriguez, Paul Walker, Luke Evans, Jordana Brewster, Elsa Pataky, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Joe Taslim Argument: Since Dom (Vin Diesel) and Brian (Paul Walker) destroyed the empire of a mobster and made ​​a hundred million dollars, our heroes have been scattered across the planet. But still unable to return home because they are fugitives from justice.

The Croods is one of the premiers in Latin America billboard

  • The Croods (U.S., 2013) Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Animation Director: Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman Argument prehistoric adventure comedy that follows what was the world's first family as they embark on the trip of a lifetime, when the cave that has always protected from danger is destroyed. traveling through spectacular scenery, the Croods discover an incredible new minute and full of fantastic creatures your outlook on life will change forever. Extracine: Trailer | Review

Mama Poster premieres one of the billboard in Latin America

  • Mama (U.S., 2013) Genre: Drama, Horror Director: Andrés Muschietti Starring: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle NELISSE, Daniel Kash, Javier Botet, Jane Moffat, Morgan McGarry Plot: Five years ago , sisters Victoria and Lilly disappeared from the neighborhood where they lived without a trace. Her uncle Lucas and his girlfriend Annabel the searched endlessly since. When the impossible happens and girls appear in a crumbling cabin, the couple begins to wonder if someone will have hosted well as girls. Annabel tries to provide a normal life for her nieces, but gradually becomes convinced that there is an evil presence in the house. Do they suffer traumatic stress sisters or a ghost comes to visit them? How could they survive completely alone for five years? While trying to answer these troubling questions, eventually discovering that the whispers you hear bedtime to come from the lips of a lethal presence. Extracine: poster | clips | review

Escape from Planet Earth

  • Escape from Planet Earth (U.S. & Canada, 2013) Genre: comedy, adventure, entertainment Address: Cal Brunker Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Jessica Alba, Ricky Gervais, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Sofia Vergara, Paul Scheer, Jason Simpson, Sarah Jessica Parker Plot: In the planet Baab, astronaut Scorch Supernova, a national hero of the people baabariano-rescue performed amazing feats with the help of his brother Gary. When Lena, head of the BASA, alert to the brothers on an SOS on a 'dangerous world', Scorch rejects Gary's warnings and falls into a diabolical trap at the hands of the evil Shanker. Now Gary will have to become the hero to rescue his brother, his planet, his wife and his son Kip Kira Extracine: trailer

Glory

  • Gloria (Chile, 2011) Genre: drama Direction: Sebastián Lelio Starring: Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernandez, Coca Guazzini, Santa Maria Antonia Argument: Gloria is 58 years old and alone in life. To fill the gap, fill your days and evenings activities looking for love in the world of adult singles parties where one gets lost in a meaningless series of adventures. This fragile happiness in living is disturbed when he meets Rodolfo, a man of 65 years, recently separated, who becomes obsessed with her. Gloria begins a romance, but this is complicated by the dependence of Rodolfo sick to his children and his ex-wife. This relationship, which Gloria comes because he senses that could be the last, will eventually make it crash into the cruel reality of the world. Gloria should be constructed to cope with new forces entering its final aging.

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Metamorphosen: live in one of the world's most radioactivity

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Friday, 10 May 2013 15:30

We all know the case of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Chernobyl nuclear accidents or, more recently, Fukushima, radioactive with catastrophic effects on the surrounding area. But, however, has remained veiled to the public one of the most serious nuclear accident in the history of this form of energy production: the Mayak region, located in the vast landscapes of the uninhabited areas of Russia, the south of the Ural Mountains and near and Kazakhstan. A region of 20,000 km2 that contains a similar level of radioactivity to those achieved in Chernobyl, and where the camera plunges young German filmmaker Sebastian Mez, that this uncompromising portrait of the effects of the nuclear accident signature film for graduation in film school.

Critics Metamorphosen And is it surprising that a case still remains veiled to the public. Because at Mayak was in * 1957 ** an explosion in one of the first nuclear plants installed by the USSR, forming a menacing cloud sighted people themselves and began generating diseases and malformations among the inhabitants. These leaks began to occur in 1947 and have been repeated almost to the year 2000, but the government remained silent to avoid the discredit of the USSR. This was aided by the isolation of the area, located in that Russia will never depicted and that depopulation, could not do much to draw the attention of the press and speak out. The camera is your voice Mez, who after making an audiovisual piece about Fukushima, decided to research on the history of nuclear accidents, and this is how he discovered the case of Mayak. And with a tiny budget and only the help of an assistant, who translated from Russian to German and vice versa, plunged into the area, isolation suits, wanting to avoid the distance between your camera and the inhabitants.

Because if one thing characterizes the levels of radiation is its invisibility, becoming a constant threat, therefore, use a documentary with interviews and shots of the area, would not serve the purpose of making visible the invisible, make palpable a tragedy hidden from the view. The camera must therefore create not only represent: the role of Mez achieve visible traces generate the image of the radiation threat. And here come all the resources entity Mez integrated in the narrative.

Metamorphosen critical

Because Metamorphosen involves collecting atmospheric effects of neighborhood strives to make visible the wind constantly waving fields, and serves to symbolize the cloud of the past that created much damage in the population. Furthermore, it also makes visible the fog, snow and clouds, always visual symptoms of radiation that escapes the eyes. The camera also films with great proximity forests, but so immersed in his bosom that collects individual trees, no forest concentrations: for this, the planes glide through their trunks, where we can see traces of radiation, as if we were on a Andrei Tarkovsky film. The forest plans undoubtedly remember Ivan's Childhood Offret * or ** (Sacrifice), and the director revealed the influence of Russian filmmaker at work, something that creates a disturbing resonance, as Mez himself has moved to Russia to film his debut.

And, above all, there's water, omnipresent, and sums up its meaning in two directions: first, is the purifying element, present in all cultures and religions, and all the footage is collapsed by the sound of water that constantly glides on the other hand, the Techa river flows are among the most polluted in the world, and therefore, we have a feeling of dirty water, tainted, contaminated, which creates a conflict with the universal symbolism the liquid element. Thus, the water seems to spin all this talk of contrasts, of human life is to succeed, and radiation barriers that prevent vitalism in the region. In fact, the narrative of the accident, with the voiceover, is presented with a static shot of a lake.

Critics Metamorphosen

But what really matters to Mez is to capture everyday life in those places, which remains stagnant with no possibility of future radioactive at the strange mark that all people have already almost genetic. All film creates oppressive feeling of a life in a dialectic between the stillness and constant threat. It uses sequence shots, which condense time and impede their progress by mounting: each plane is a stagnant time. Also, everything is filmed in black and white and almost all planes are fixed, showing that immobility of the population. In the end, Metamorphosen is as if Tarr had filmed The Turin Horse still shots instead of sequence shots, or Béla Tarr and Michael Haneke collaborate in making a film together.

Only have two types of camera movement. For one, panoramic, typically 180 ° or 360 °, and revealing, in constant rotation, some ruins that were previously hidden from the camera as they were back, at other times, these panoramas reveal nothing, emptiness. On the other hand, there are planes of camera in hand, following a move when they want to generate anxiety: the case of the machine that captures the level of radiation in the area, almost bursting to exceed the limits allowed by the human body or flat back with the voice of a solitary in the middle of the night.

Metamorphosen critical

Also, all levels place the horizon line in the middle of the composition, again creating the dualism between life and death, between vitalism and nuclear threats, and creating a sense of stillness, of inability to get out of that dichotomy. And Mez shows great sensitivity in capturing the daily life of the inhabitants: he shoots his dances, daily activities and always framed their stories with extreme close-up of her face, making her face in a real landscape where you see the Traces of radioactive wave.

But what I want to collect not only the stagnant life, but the metamorphosis of life, as its title indicates. But a metamorphosis that has only one end: death. The whole movie seems to be a drift towards the disappearance, and for that, increasingly sheds the footage of human presence, and integrates also the other two elements, vegetation and animals. The first ever shot down by the wind, and the latter always close to death: he shoots sheep sacrifices fixed plane, with blood gushing from his throat, or cat eating a fish radioactive. So Mez creates a kind of life cycle, between human, animal and plant, which initiate a subtle movement within the stagnant life, the only movement is possible in an area with radioactivity: the movement toward death in a constant metamorphosis, where every subtle change is a step to degradation.

Critics Metamorphosen

However, there is a moral pitfall that catches my attention: the director has chosen not shoot people with malformations. According to him, it has decided that because prefer to suggest, and because the testimony graphics are searchable in Google. However, it can be a ejericicio of insincerity: the real challenge would have been to show the people most affected by radioactivity with the normalcy with which you shoot the other inhabitants, and always avoiding the illness. Discarding appears to result from a desire to avoid the aesthetically Mez ugly, in a film of great visual package, but that risk has been lacking in that aspect.

4 star

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Premiere series in Spain in May 2013, Rectify

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Friday, 10 May 2013 14:41

Rectify is the first television series produced by Sundance Channel. The series will feature 6 episodes that have been created and written by Ray McKinnon, showrunner of the series, and produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein, the team behind Breaking Bad, the acclaimed AMC series.

The story tells of Daniel Holden is released after 20 years of complete isolation on Death Row, returns as a stranger to his family, his community, and for the time. Somehow, Daniel managed to survive the mental and emotional stress of his imprisonment, but now the walls have begun to crumble Daniel suddenly and is completely free world that no longer understands.

It is only an outsider lost in a world that once seemed familiar and now struggle to find their place in this new freedom. After two decades of technological and social change both in his small town and the rest of the world, everything in it seems a puzzle.

Rectify has a unique visual language and narrative tonality own independent film. From the beginning, its creator and showrunner, Raymond McKinnon, has had the vision of a series that was so real and surreal, with an undercurrent of black humor and raw emotion.

Rectify can be seen on Sundance Channel Spain from May 2 at 22 am.


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