Gatos Viejos (Old Cats) Reviews

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Megan Ratner
Film Comment Magazine
November 4, 2013
Peirano and Silva refuse the cliché of imminent death as healing.
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
August 20, 2013
Neither Rosario nor Isadora is entirely nice - the child's desperate selfishness is matched, and perhaps caused, by her mother's cold reserve - but Mr. Silva and Mr. Peirano make them worth caring about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Eric Hynes
Time Out
August 13, 2013
The wild-eyed Celedón and stealthily empathetic Saavedra introduce a farcical element to this otherwise mournful milieu, but the tonal clashes yield something genuinely cathartic, if also ultimately irresolvable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix
August 17, 2011
No, it's not a sequel to Disney's John Travolta/Robin Williams vehicle Old Dogs (although if it was, it takes the series in a brave new direction)...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com
March 13, 2011
A small-scale effort with huge emotions -- and the sharp barbs and perfectly-timed deadpan reactions are not far off from Edward Albee
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
February 27, 2011
Walks a fine line between empathetic treatment of its characters and voyeuristic freakshow gazing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
April 4, 2011
Vadim Rizov
Boxoffice Magazine
March 27, 2011
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