August Evening follows an aging undocumented farm worker named Jaime and his young, widowed daughter-in-law, Lupe, as their lives are thrown into upheaval. Lupe is more of a daughter to ... See full summary »
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August Evening follows an aging undocumented farm worker named Jaime and his young, widowed daughter-in-law, Lupe, as their lives are thrown into upheaval. Lupe is more of a daughter to Jaime than his own children, and the two try to stick together... but change is inevitable. Written by
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This my favorite independent film of 2008. Stunning photography, beautiful storytelling, powerful emotional resonance...it's the kind of film that scored well with both critics and audiences. It is also one of the few films set in Texas that looks and feels like Texas.
The real achievement of this film is the portrayal of family members trying to communicate, to connect emotionally, despite having possibly disappointed each other or feeling like they have not lived up to each other's expectations. The bonds between blood family and those that come to be as close (or closer) than blood family is at the heart of this film.
Despite it's humor and touching moments the grim reality of inevitable change in life is AUGUST EVENING's reveal.
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