De jueves a domingo (Thursday Till Sunday) Reviews

February 13, 2019
May be a little low on drama and incident, but Sotomayor has a way of engaging the viewer throughout the entire journey. This is due, in part, to the terrific turns by the kids, both of whom give lovely, unaffected performances.
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.
April 8, 2013
The takes are long, static and not always rewarding, but Santi Ahumada's performance as Luca has the qualities we used to associate with Italian neo-realism.
April 4, 2013
Sotomayor's movie is more than the sum of its carefully accumulated details.
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.
April 4, 2013
While the dramatic content is taxingly minimal, the cinematography by Brbara lvarez (The Headless Woman) is full of emotional clues.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
April 1, 2013
An impressive debut by Castillo.
March 22, 2013
The images of North Chile's lunar landscapes sing - if you can stand the mercilessly long takes.
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.
January 22, 2013
Says and conveys more substance with a seemingly casual glance than most action-packed vehicles.