From Afar (Desde Allá) Reviews

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July 14, 2016
[Pablo Larrain's] performance here further advances his standing as contemporary cinema's gray little nothing of an answer to the Everyman.
June 27, 2016
Vigas tries every trick in the arthouse book - long silences, meaningful looks, out-of-focus imagery - to sell his story.
June 16, 2016
A tightly coiled, beautifully acted relationship study that occasionally swerves in the direction of a gangland thriller ...
June 9, 2016
Carefully composed, shot in the usual gray and mustard digital palette, the film deals in small slivers of information.
June 9, 2016
Almost aggressively unconvincing ...
June 8, 2016
A relationship drama with societal implications, Desde All (From Afar) hails from afar - specifically, from Venezuela - and marks a striking debut for first-time writer director Lorenzo Vigas.
February 20, 2019
The film is an intriguing exploration of the changing power balance between the two [men].
January 10, 2018
The picture is directed with such precise meticulousness that it absolutely effuses coldness. Yet that coldness blends so seamlessly into the film's overall spirit that it succeeds in a singular way to express emotion while totally avoiding melodrama.
September 26, 2017
Vigas makes the viewer wonder: How thin is this line? Where do the limits of indifference, repulsion, devotion, obsession, or maybe even true love end?
January 2, 2017
There's plenty to commend it, not least the magnetic Alfredo Castro as Armando.
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