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Daniel & Ana (2010)

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Daniel and Ana, brother and sister, best friends. Both are at pivotal, defining moments in their contented lives. Ana is about to be married, Daniel is a gregarious teenager discovering his personal and sexual identity. Yet their harmony is instantly shattered when they are kidnapped and are forced to engage in an unforgettable act for their freedom. Their old lives become a distant memory and nothing will ever be the same again. -- (C) Strandmore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Michel Franco
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 12, 2010
Runtime:
Strand Releasing

Cast

Dario Yazbek Bernal
as Daniel Torres
Marimar Vega
as Ana Torres
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Critic Reviews for Daniel & Ana

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

The spare, relentlessly controlled debut feature of the Mexican director Michel Franco, Daniel & Ana advances on minimal dialogue and with virtually no musical accompaniment.

Full Review… | August 27, 2010
New York Times
Top Critic

The film's horrifying experience looms over each well-constructed frame without anywhere to go...

Full Review… | August 25, 2010
Time Out
Top Critic

Too bad the director blows it with a last act that tips the film's delicate balance over into lurid grotesquerie, even as his staging remains as consciously muted as ever.

Full Review… | August 24, 2010
Village Voice
Top Critic

For more than 40 minutes nothing happens, there are the same shots, the same scenes, the same misfortune. A constant Deja vu. [Full review in Spanish]

Full Review… | April 11, 2016
Chilango.com

The important thing in the Francos script is not what is said, but what is reserved. This requires patience for the narrative of the film. [Full review in Spanish]

Full Review… | April 11, 2016
Letras Libres

The cinematic equivalent of a PSA shedding light on an underreported vacation risk the Mexican Board of Tourism will never mention in its beckoning commercials.

Full Review… | August 29, 2010
NewsBlaze

Audience Reviews for Daniel & Ana

A difficult but admirable film that should have served as a breakout for director Michal Franco and lead actress Marimar Vega.

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Emily W
½

I watched it and found myself cringing at certain moments. The turmoil plaguing their lives is easily seen. It's heavy, yet subtle but a very decent film.

Jillian B.
Jillian Barr

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