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Viola (2013)




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Directed by Matías Piñeiro, one of Argentinian cinema's most sensuous and daring new voices, "Viola" is a mystery of romantic entanglements and intrigues among a troupe of young actors performing Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" in a small theater in Buenos Aires. (c) Cinema Guild

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Julie Rubio
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It's a pleasant, negligible wisp of a movie, notable mostly for what it suggests of its director's potential.

July 16, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

You have been privy to a series of seductive, ephemeral moments, drawn into the eternal rhythm of youth and connected with something old and durable, one name for which is art.

July 12, 2013 | Rating: 4/5

Piñeiro unearths every bit of thought and feeling contained in this mercurial feature's brief running time ...

July 10, 2013 | Rating: 5/5

Piñeiro gracefully layers a melange of Spanish-translated Shakespearean dialogue atop snatches of original conversation without clarifying his citations, blending characters and performances so that the texts intermingle ...

July 10, 2013 | Full Review…

If many recent art films have made prominent use of nonactors, typically cast as some version of themselves, Pineiro's beguiling, hyperverbal movies revel in the transportive potential -- and sheer pleasure -- of actors acting.

June 8, 2017 | Full Review…

Much like the way Jacques Rivette does it for the French, Piñeiro does it for the Argentinians.

March 26, 2014 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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