In this presentation, which is the second of a series of classes on the ELEMENTS: earth, air, fire and water, Ken goes into great detail about air, breath of life, that includes stories, ... See full summary »
13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother ... See full summary »
Fictional film that simulates being a documentary about filmmakers who exploit the misery mercantilist purposes. It is a scathing criticism "porno-misery" and the opportunism of the ... See full summary »
Luis Alfonso Londoño,
Based on real life conditions, Raul Trellez, a homeless person, goes around Bogota's streets finding ways to support his drug addiction, which leads him to wander around appreciating life from a fearless and passionate way.
Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »
In this presentation, which is the second of a series of classes on the ELEMENTS: earth, air, fire and water, Ken goes into great detail about air, breath of life, that includes stories, myths and examples of how we are interacting with this element every day. This presentation is classroom worthy from grade school to college, loaded with information I'm sure you didn't know. Enjoy! Written by
Soplo de vida is a very interesting film in various ways. It is an ambitious project, thrillers aren't a Colombian speciality but Luis Ospina managed to assemble an interesting screenplay with a very talented cast, led by the always versatile César Mora and the very talented Constanza Duque and Fernando Solórzano. As I said, it is ambitious, but it lacks a certain environment necessary for the film. The essence of Bogota's downtown is captured only partially, but the few holes in the story are well covered by the very unusual and extremely interesting way of narrating, using a series of well-organised and well-conceived flashbacks to tell the story of the prostitute Gaviota.
In summary, a valuable film in Colombian cinema, worth watching and worth recognising as an important step in its director's career.
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