Las Acacias (2012)

Las Acacias

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Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been covering for years the motorway from Asunción del Paraguay to Buenos Aires, carrying wood. However, today's journey will be different. This morning, in a motorway stop near Asunción, Jacinta shows up an hour later to begin a journey by track which is going to take her to Buenos Aires. Wath's more, Rubén finds out at that very moment that little Anahí, who's 8 months old, will travel with them- It is not the best beginning. As kilometres go by, th … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Pablo Giorgelli, Salvador Roselli
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Critic Reviews for Las Acacias

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (4)

A swelling meditation on wounded hearts and rekindled hopes.

Full Review… | September 6, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

A study in simplicity, perhaps too much so.

Full Review… | September 4, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

Even with its initial long stretches of silence, the film never feels clinical or cold, but rather compassionate and curious.

Full Review… | September 4, 2012
Village Voice
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Variety
Top Critic

Um filme sensível, tocante e admirável.

Full Review… | September 3, 2013
Cinema em Cena

The filmmakers have managed the near-miraculous feat of creating two characters who aren't larger-than-life or quirky or anything other than what you and I might be in their place.

Full Review… | September 14, 2012
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for Las Acacias

½

A small gem that makes perfect use of a realistic approach to tell a sensitive story. Mostly silent, appropriately showing more than saying, it takes a carefully calculated time to present us the characters and the dynamics that are gradually established between them - and Germán de Silva is absolutely fantastic in an Oscar-worthy performance.

blacksheepboy
Carlos Magalhăes

Super Reviewer

A beautiful tale of two individuals who find each other out of necessity and form a real relationship that literally crosses borders.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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