The Strong Ones (Los fuertes) Reviews

January 28, 2021
Gonzalez and Altamirano convey something intimate and special.
January 23, 2021
Hidalgo conveys a great deal without needing to explain much, or even give his characters more than minimal dialogue. It's the kind of deceptively casual film you know will reward repeat viewing for some time to come...
January 20, 2021
It is Zuniga's eye for telling everyday detail that makes the work stand out.
November 21, 2020
A quiet, romantic, if bittersweet crowdpleaser
October 29, 2020
The Strong Ones is a tranquil, slice of life film that looks at two people and their different definitions of success and happiness and the anger and pain it causes.
September 2, 2020
The Strong Ones probes the smoldering passion but also the deep connection made by two guys who are feeling out who they are who they want to be. I can't recommend this gem enough.
August 24, 2020
What Zúñiga accomplishes is a sense of balance between the two men, a harmony that is threatened by their social disparity, which the filmmaker deals with in sensitive and unvarnished fashion...
June 25, 2020
In his debut film, Chilean director Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo narrates with feeling and without prejudice a love story where passion and a certain tragic spirit coexist. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 22, 2019
A tender story about two strong men of a different upbringing and culture. [Full Review in Spanish]