Las Acacias Reviews

August 27, 2019
A small and amazingly rich movie, but its 85 minutes passed as if they were no time at all, and I immediately wanted to see it again, so much did it tap into the experience of being alive in the moment.
July 30, 2019
A deliberate and painstaking portrait of longing and love threads itself quietly between its two main characters, to realistic and moving effect.
July 3, 2019
Even with the formally limited style Las Acacias has a big heart at its center and pays off tremendously if you're patient enough.
August 29, 2018
Las Acacias speaks quietly but powerfully, the perfect argument for the universal language of cinema.
August 10, 2018
Very little actually happens in Las Acacias, but by the end the entire world has changed. Movies like this are miracles.
September 3, 2013
Um filme sensível, tocante e admirável.
September 14, 2012
The filmmakers have managed the near-miraculous feat of creating two characters who aren't larger-than-life or quirky or anything other than what you and I might be in their place.
September 6, 2012
A swelling meditation on wounded hearts and rekindled hopes.
September 4, 2012
Even with its initial long stretches of silence, the film never feels clinical or cold, but rather compassionate and curious.
March 25, 2012
The taciturn and ultimately tender Las Acacias defines the term "slow-burning charmer."
March 17, 2012
This lovely film is ultimately an articulation of something at once simple and universal: the discontent of traveling through life with sad resignation.
December 2, 2011
Exhilarating and moving. This is a very satisfying love story.
December 2, 2011
December 1, 2011
It's very touching: a road movie with every kind of changing scene and mood, both inside and outside the cab.
December 1, 2011
Fantastic performances that stay with you and a director who isn't afraid to let you think for yourself.
November 28, 2011
A moving drama set against beautiful Latin American backdrops - just don't expect fireworks.