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Artificial Paradises

Artificial Paradises (2012)

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Named for Baudelaire's translated adaptation of Confessions of an Opium Eater, Artificial Paradises is a journey into the altered states and unlikely friendship of young heroin addict Luisa (Luisa Pardo) and pot-smoking, aging caretaker Salomon (Salomon Hernandez). Gloriously photographed, the film is an evocation of this odd couple's emotions, their attempts to escape from everyday life and reach an artificial Eden, as well as the storms brought on by their enjoyment of this experience in a

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When a small drama sputters to life at the end, it's too late. You've already been lulled into dreamland.

March 30, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Olaizola pans across peeling building facades to subtly enhance her portrait of characters crumbling under the weight of self-destructive habits and solitude-a weight that might only be lifted through the selfless compassion of others.

March 27, 2012 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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It knows not to reveal much, to show only what it sees, and yet it manages to suggest very well the severity and urgency of the abyss that always lies beneath the surface.

March 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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