Born and Bred (2006)

Born and Bred

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In Patagonia, a successful interior designer's life falls apart after he suffers a horrific accident.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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All Critics (16) | Top Critics (2)

An existential nightmare of grief, guilt and penance, with Guillermo Nieto's sublime photography of the frozen, otherworldly landscape a correlative to Santiago's suspended state.

Full Review… | October 28, 2006
Time Out
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An emotionally stunning journey of a father's return to his senses after a horrible accident.

Full Review… | September 13, 2006
Variety
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Not everyone will find Trapero's uncompromising storytelling and quiet camerawork to their liking, but once more with Born and Bred he demonstrates a masterful ability to unite the physical and the metaphorical, the social and the sensual.

Full Review… | July 6, 2010
Sight and Sound

We search for something redeeming, which we finally receive but far too late.

Full Review… | August 30, 2007
Boxoffice Magazine

The film is so beautifully shot and controlled that Patagonia becomes as much a character in the film as the middle-class Santiago and his working-class friends.

Full Review… | August 24, 2007
This is London

Like the brutal climate it portrays, the film isn't easy to love, and Pfening makes a less sympathetic soul in torment than Trapero perhaps intends.

Full Review… | August 24, 2007
Independent

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