From Afar (Desde Allá) Reviews

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 ...
Top Critic
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.
June 8, 2016
"From Afar" suffers from the writer's way of using disjuncture and opacity to suggest meaning where, if you look closely enough, there really is none ...
June 8, 2016
Less a fully realized and inhabited project than a set of symmetries snapping into place.
June 7, 2016
"From Afar" never lets you relax and heave a sigh of relief in hopes that a happy ending may be in sight. Reality is too cruel for that.
Top Critic
June 6, 2016
Lorenzo Vigas' impressive debut charts an unlikely May-December romance with grace, subtlety and tension.