Mil Nubes de Paz Cercan el Cielo, Amor, Jamás Acabarás de ser Amor (A Thousand Clouds of Peace) (2004)
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A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious boyfriend, Bruno (Juan Carlos Torres). Gerardo has fallen into a deep depression after losing Bruno, and he drifts through Mexico City, where he meets and makes love with a number of attractive strangers. However, his hedonistic adventures cannot wash
Apr 2, 2004 Wide
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Mr. Hernández's attempt to put an interior landscape on film a la Pasolini may seem stultifying and pretentious, but it's also a brave dark experiment.
Hernandez's desire to utilize all the armaments of the filmmaker hits the viewer with a visceral force.
A murky and morbid dirge of a gay romance set in Mexico City.
Self-indulgent in the extreme, Julian Hernandez's laconic ode to heartbreak feels like the work of a lovelorn teenager.
Julián Hernández has ... a film that will remain in memory for along time for anyone who knows the ecstasy of early love suddenly dissolved by unaccountable abandonment.
A ponderous, quiet little mess that has nothing to say and no idea how to say it anyway.
A self-consciously arty piece that may be psychologically useful to its writer-director but is torture for its audience.
Combined with the careful posing, enigmatic action and flowery language, it all amounts to something less than an 80-minute Calvin Klein advertisement.
A Thousand Clouds of Peace is a difficult film, both in form and substance, but it's that form and substance that makes it worthwhile, raising it above the level of typical angsty gay art-house cinema.
Idea and technique are of some interest here, but, in the end, not enough.
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