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A Useful Life (2011)

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Uruguay's official selection for the 2010 Academy Awards, LA VIDA UTIL, screens with Veiroj's award-winning short AS FOLLOWS at Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. -- (C) FiGa

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All Critics (15) | Top Critics (2)

[A] short, sweet, slow-tempo Uruguayan film...

January 10, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Shot in color but produced in edible, Oreo-toned black and white, A Useful Life transitions seamlessly from indoors to outdoors, from nostalgia to hope.

January 13, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/5
New York Times
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Pleasant enough, but so slight it barely sustains 65 minutes.

January 23, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Those who enjoy this elegiac film will enjoy it very much. I did.

January 15, 2012 | Full Review…
Observer (UK)

A slight piece this, but engaging.

January 12, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The film is short, at 67 minutes, but teasing, mazy, memorable.

January 12, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Financial Times

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