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Radheyan Simonpillai
NOW Toronto
July 25, 2013
Sotomayor's vivid compositions establish environments and spaces tellingly, hinting at the family's history and current state through minor details and gestures, suggesting the bigger picture without ever explaining it.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Philip French
Observer (UK)
April 8, 2013
The takes are long, static and not always rewarding, but Santi Ahumada's performance as Lucía has the qualities we used to associate with Italian neo-realism.
Andrew Schenker
Little White Lies
April 4, 2013
Sotomayor's movie is more than the sum of its carefully accumulated details.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Mike McCahill
April 4, 2013
It's prone to burying its sharper observations under drift, but the performers, working almost in teams, are convincing, and Sotomayor elicits consistently charming responses from Ahumada in particular: bored, wistful, alert to the trouble ahead.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)
April 4, 2013
While the dramatic content is taxingly minimal, the cinematography by Bárbara Álvarez (The Headless Woman) is full of emotional clues.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times
April 4, 2013
Is the film about innocence? Paradise gained or lost? It is certainly about the nuances at play in a family bottled together, like lighting ...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
April 4, 2013
Impressively directed and superbly written, this is an emotionally engaging road-movie/coming-of-age-drama with stunning camerawork and a terrific central performance from young Santi Ahumada.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Wally Hammond
Time Out
April 4, 2013
What distinguishes Castillo's film is the facility and accuracy with which she understands, remembers and recreates the fish-bowl vistas and claustrophobic intimacy of a long car-bound journey.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Sarah Cronin
Electric Sheep
April 1, 2013
Sotomayor has crafted a compelling mix of road movie and coming-of-age story, using subtle tricks to involve the audience in the complexities and ambiguities of both marriage and childhood.
David Hughes
Empire Magazine
April 1, 2013
An impressive debut by Castillo.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Kate Stables
Total Film
March 22, 2013
The images of North Chile's lunar landscapes sing - if you can stand the mercilessly long takes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Loren King
Boston Globe
March 14, 2013
The naturalistic acting is uniformly good, but Ahumada is most memorable. Fresh-faced, wise, and sensitive, she is the antithesis of the manufactured precocious adolescent in Hollywood films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jay Weissberg
January 22, 2013
Says and conveys more substance with a seemingly casual glance than most action-packed vehicles.
Chris Knight
National Post
July 25, 2013
[It] feels as long as its name, with long, mostly silent stretches devoted to staring out the window at the stark, scrubby scenery.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Shaun Munro
What Culture
October 25, 2012
The painstakingly over-methodical approach gives this the feel of a first-time director trying a little too hard, or perhaps not hard enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
October 3, 2012
while Sotomayor is to be commended for the extreme subtlety and understated naturalism of her feature debut, these same qualities ensure that the road is, like so many family trips, long, uneventful and a not a little tedious...
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