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Il Futuro Reviews

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November 14, 2013
There are some interesting plot points and decent performances, particularly from Martelli, but the ending doesn't really bring Scherson's ideas together in an impactful way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 11, 2013
One can choose to indulge in the sci-fi flights of fancy seeding Alicia Scherson's Il Futuro (The Future), or become engrossed in its mercurial, hypnotic theme of sexual discovery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 24, 2013
In the complexly stoic Martelli and masterfully craggy, haunted Hauer, an alluringly opaque pas de deux of loss and uncertainty is wonderfully realized.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 24, 2013
Il Futuro is a playful, soulful movie, affecting because it's populated by lost children who can somehow sense they're in a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2013
However, it has a really unique point of view that puts it on par with some of the most adventurous South American cinema of recent years.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 6, 2013
Ms. Scherson's style - backed wholeheartedly by the cool cinematography of Ricardo de Angelis - may value mood over information, but it's the perfect vehicle for a portrait of two damaged souls grasping for a security they no longer possess.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2013
a curiously effective coming-of-age tale
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 3, 2013
Il Futuro, aptly bereft of actual Italians, teases out the idea of thrown-off foreigners, bridged by fluid identities.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 3, 2013
Alicia Scherson's enthralling Il Futuro asks the question no one wants to hear: How would you see the world after a personal tragedy?
September 3, 2013
A counterproductively "literary" film with no satisfying payoffs, Rutger Hauer's blind recluse notwithstanding.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 3, 2013
Hauer, absolutely superb, exudes sadness and longing as a hulking, damaged man grasping at the past.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2013
THE FUTURE challenges us and darts out of grasp just when we think we've gotten it, but a day later and I can't stop thinking about it.
January 31, 2013
An intriguing look at psychologically damaged people struggling to find moments of love and affection in a world conspiring against them.
January 29, 2013
Even though mood trumps character psychology, the entire cast provides mesmerizing, evocative performances.
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