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Zama (2017)

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Zama, despite its setting, isn't such a radical departure for Martel; it preserves her talent for tracking an individual through chaotic social spheres ...

September 12, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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The frustrating nine-year wait for new material from Martel has done nothing to blunt her exquisite, inventive command of sound and image, nor her knack for subtly violent exposure of social and racial prejudice on the upper rungs of the class ladder.

August 31, 2017 | Full Review…
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The film is an impressionistic landscape of sounds, images and sharp dialogues -recognized from the original novel- that manage to leave the impression that we are not watching a film, but reading it. [Full review in Spanish]

November 27, 2017 | Full Review…

... Zama casts an amorphous impression not unlike a nightmare or memory.

November 17, 2017 | Full Review…

It is an invitation to the senses, a film that floods, overflows... [Full review in Spanish]

November 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Reinvents the historical epic by bringing to life an absurdist look at an unnamed, isolated late 18th Century Spanish colony in South America.

November 6, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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