Rush Hour


Rush Hour

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Rush Hour Synopsis: A feature documentary about the odyssey involved in commuting to and from work in three large contemporary cities: Los Angeles, Istanbul and Mexico City. Rush Hour is an intimate approach to the personal stories of three commuters who spend hours of their lives going from home to work and back, reflection a common reality shared by billions of people. What is the impact of these lost hours on their relationships an their quality of life? What really direves them to make this journey every day? What does this say about our cities and our way of living them? This is not inherent of a specific area of the world, neither it has to do with gender or class, but rather it is a global issue that has to do with the way we have developed and conceived our largest cities.


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  • "The direction of Kaplan is very fluid and her film has some illuminating moments".

    Nov 12, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Each story is detailed and well told. Some may be more interesting than others, but all are narrated with agility and care. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Nov 5, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • With Rush Hour, Kaplan offers us a look at the suffering of another global phenomenon. About the irremediable lost hours. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Oct 15, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Rush Hour lets audiences see how these different people with different economic realities could share the same unhappiness. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Kaplan uses the discourse of the everyday, the nightmare of the days and nights of these people to know their dreams, their decisions and their sorrows. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Luciana Kaplan's documentary triptych on planetwide, perpetual gridlock is nearly as exhausting as finding oneself ensnarled in an actual traffic jam. Which is exactly the point of this calculatedly fly-on-the-windscreen film.

    Mar 22, 2018 | Full Review…

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