Los Rubios (2003)

Los Rubios




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In an effort to reconstruct the abduction and murder of her own parents, this highly personal pseudo-documentary from director Albertina Carri endeavors to illustrate the brutality of Argentina's military dictatorship of the 1970s. Carri is no stranger to experimental techniques -- her short film Barbie Can Be Sad, Too was narrated entirely by dolls -- and Los Rubios is equally unconventional. Though the film starts off with a fairly cut-and-dried depiction of the investigation surrounding the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Art House & International
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Written By: Albertina Carri
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (6)

After watching this chilly film, you won't cry for Argentina so much as you'll be scratching your head about it.

Full Review… | September 3, 2004
Orlando Sentinel
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It's won significant acclaim and recognition in Argentina even though it refuses to offer the comfort and certainty of a conventional documentary -- something that has alienated part of the mainstream press.

Full Review… | August 27, 2004
Chicago Reader
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Oblique, self-conscious semi-documentary.

Full Review… | April 7, 2004
New York Times
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Unpretentiously poetic and casually stylish, yet perversely precise.

Full Review… | April 6, 2004
Village Voice
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Full Review… | April 7, 2009
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April 8, 2004
AV Club
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