Argentine Cinema

REVIEW Nobody’s Watching (Nadie Nos Mira)

By 14 September, 2017

“Look at him, he’s clueless.” In a busy New York park, a sandy-haired Argentinian actor, famous back home, awkwardly fashions a nappy onto a baby whilst a group of Latin American nannies snigger at his childminding incompetence. “He... Read Article

REVIEW Finding Sofia

By 08 November, 2016

This enjoyable Argentine film is rooted in our preoccupation with where the virtual world stops and the real one begins. Written and directed by Nico Casavecchia, Finding Sofia, is warm, witty and engaging, with strong performances cut with... Read Article

REVIEW Incident Light

By 09 August, 2016

Incident Light (La Luz Incidente) sets itself quite a task. Starting in the deflated aftermath of a family tragedy is something of a narrative impediment which director, Ariel Rotter, works to overcome. The action is not going to... Read Article

REVIEW L’Adopció

By 05 April, 2016

The shadow of a plane drifts silently across a stunning winter wilderness. An apt and rather prophetically named flight from Small Planet Airlines taxis toward the terminal. Directed by the Argentine director, Daniela Fejerman, L’Adopció is an adept and often... Read Article

REVIEW Road To La Paz

By 25 November, 2015

At first glance, the premise of Road To La Paz (Original Title: Camino A La Paz) may seem predictable. Firstly, because it’s a Latin American road movie, and secondly, due to its title – although it refers to... Read Article

REVIEW The Fire (El Incendio)

By 24 November, 2015

Juan Schnitman’s debut film El Incendio is a gritty and intense portrait of a relationship under severe strain. The film depicts a day in the life of Lucia and Marcelo, a young couple living in Buenos Aires, in... Read Article